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Working session in Belgium concerning the MENAMAIS project (University of Ghent) (December 2019)

From November 28 to December 4, 2019, Marie Beaulieu will be in Belgium to participate in a working session of the Un-MENAMAIS project.

This three-year project (2017-2020) aims to contribute to a better understanding of the mechanisms, nature, magnitude, and impact of sexual violence on female, male and transgender victims, their peers, offspring, professionals, and society in Belgium.

Marie Beaulieu will participate in this annual, weeklong working session as an international expert on the phenomenon of the mistreatment of older persons. Her viewpoint and the exchanges on this subject allow the research team to deepen and enrich its understanding of the issues related to sexual violence against this

part of the population.

Here is the hyperlink to a text written by some members of the research team. It is entitled ‘Are Older Women Forgotten in the Fight Against Sexual Violence?’ and is available for download free-of-charge.

For more information on this research project, please consult the website of the International Center for Reproductive Health.