– Differing European standards for what is regarded as unacceptable violence against children is mirrored in the research, Carolina Øverlien says. The Journal of Family Violence has two special issues on European violence research.
The PROTECT project will provide knowledge on how to improve health services' preparedness and response to terrorist attacks and disasters. The involved are the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), the French Public Health Agency (Santé publique) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, apart from NKVTS.
Experiences of childhood violence can have long-term health consequences and can affect victims' social landscapes. Sharing information about experiences of violence and getting negative reactions from others can lead to withdrawal, shame and create barriers against seeking social support.