International Conference – University of Salerno 14-15 November 2023

For over a decade, the Chair of Sociology Institutions at the University of Salerno has been dedicated to raising awareness among young women and men about the issue of gender violence. We have analysed its various forms, whether they are symbolic or systemic, overt or subtle, ultimately culminating in femicide. This year, as part of our ongoing exploration of violence against women and young girls, we aim to delve into its repercussions on their health and overall well-being.

Violence, recognized as a determinant of health, has been aptly described as a silent epidemic affecting women not only in Europe but globally. According to European Union statistics, one in three women aged fifteen and older has experienced physical or sexual violence, including instances of rape, murder, and brutality. These tragic occurrences, reported across Europe and beyond, have intensified discussions on strategies for preventing and combatting these crimes. Additionally, there is a growing recognition that violence against women not only exacts a heavy toll on mortality but also inflicts substantial physical and emotional suffering on entire communities…

Call for proposals

The Scientific Committee of the Convention aims to further enrich this discourse through the presentation of abstracts that consider, but are not limited to, the following topics…

why violence


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