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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

  • Knowledge and understanding:the student must show to learn about the legal aspects of victim of violence
  • Competence in being able to analyze the socio-demographic data pertaining to the national, European and global level.
  • knowledge and understanding applied:the student must be able to properly frame the types of violence in relation also to the social, cultural, family, relational violence victims.
  • Making judgments: the student must show that it can integrate knowledge an handle complexity of situations.
  • Ability to learn:the student must develop learning skills that enable them to study independently and profitable.

Course contents

Violence against women is one of the forms of human rights violations more severe and widespread in the world. It's about women of all social strata, it exists in all countries, across all cultures, classes, races, levels of education, income and all age groups.

Over 90% of women do not report the violence for fear.

In particular, this elective course, which is multidisciplinary, aims to acquaint the student with the complexity of the phenomenon and from the point of view of the various professionals involved in treatment and in reception of victims of violence.


Educational material provided in class.

Teaching methods

Lectures, guided readings, discussion of video material and cases studies

Assessment methods

The assessment of learning is through a final written exam.

Teaching tools

Video projector, PC,DVD.

Office hours

See the website of Barbara Ferrari