The primary aim of the Project is to provide knowledge about how parents and children with a minority ethnic background understand, explain and experience the assistance and measures applied from assistance services due to domestic violence.
This project will explores the challenges and opportunities faced
by minority ethnic families when seeking help from assistance services and
their network and who parents taking care of children in everyday lives where they themselves or their children are exposed to violence by someone who share the same household.
Method: Qualitative interviews will be held with youth and their parents that are in contact with one or more assistance servises. Through in-depth interview with parents and children we will be able to obtain more information on the individual opinions and experiences with the assistance services.
The project is part of a research program on domestic violence at the Norwegian center for violence and tramatic stress studies (NKVTS).