Domestic abuse, intimate partner violence










Projects

2008-2011

 

Improving administrative capability of the Georgian state in preventing domestic abuse and supporting victims. Estonian Development Cooperation.
 

Financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.

 

Materials completed during the project

Research reports and analyses 

Georgian medics' interviews on domestic abuse and violence against women
 

Georgian police interviews on domestic abuse and violence against women
 

Georgian women's birth behaviour and domestic abuse
 

Violence and women's health. Analysis of results of nationwide population study on domestic abuse
 

Domestic abuse victims in Georgia. Results of nationwide domestic abuse victims study
 

Gathering medical statistics on domestic abuse in Georgia
 

Gathering police statistics on domestic abuse in Georgia
 

Developing a system of indicators for carrying out surveys on domestic abuse and violence against women in Georgia
 

Recommendations for developing a national strategy for the prevention of domestic abuse in Georgia
 

Final report on the outcomes of the project

 

Training and information materials

Training material for police personnel on domestic abuse and violence against women
 

Training material for medics on domestic abuse and violence against women
 

Training material for journalists on domestic abuse and violence against women
 

Training material for leaders of support groups for domestic abuse victims
 

Briefing for medics on domestic abuse
 

Briefing for police personnel on domestic abuse

 

Books

Voices of the Silent. A book on gender violence. Victims' experience. Expert advice. Scientists' analysis. Georgian edition. Estonian Institute for Open Society Research. Anti-Violence Network of Georgia. Thbilisi 2011. 416 p

2006

Iris Pettai, Helve Kase. Behaviour of expecting mothers and domestic abuse in Estonia. Tallinn 2006.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.

2005

Helve Kase, Iris Pettai. Domestic abuse in the West Estonia in 2004-2005. Analysis of police statistics.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.

 

2004

Iris Pettai, Helve Kase. Abuse of women. Opinions of social workers. Nationwide survey. Tallinn 2004.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.
 

Developing a strategic model and basics for a national programme for the prevention of domestic abuse in Estonia. Within the framework of the Baltic domestic abuse prevention work group.

Financed by the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia

2003

Iris Pettai, Ivi Proos. Abuse and female health. Nationwide sociological survey. Tallinn 2003.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.
 

Helve Kase, Iris Pettai. Abuse and female health. Opinions of medical specialists. Sociological survey materials. Tallinn 2003.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation.

2002

Helve Kase, Iris Pettai. Abuse of women. A survey of the personnel of the Tallinn Police Prefecture. Tallinn 2002.

Financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

2001

Iris Pettai, Ivi Proos. Abuse of women in Estonia. Nationwide sociological survey. Tallinn 2001.

Financed by the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia.

2000

International pilot project on abuse of women in Estonia. Analysis of methodology and interviewing process. Elaboration of a system of indicators to be used in studing violence against women based of the sociological surveys. Conducting a sociological survey.

Financed by the European Institute for Crime Prevention (HEUNI).

 

Training and information materials

 

Helve Kase, Iris Pettai. Briefing for Gynecologists on domestic abuse. Estonian Institute for Open Society Research. Tallinn 2006.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation

 

Books

 

Intimate partner violence. Compiled by Helve Kase. Estonian Institute for Open Society Research. Tallinn 2004. 100p. Translation into Russian with additions in 2007.

Financed by the Open Estonia Foundation, The Council Of Gambling Tax

 

Voices of the silent. A book on gender violence. Victims' experience. Expert advice. Scientists' analysis. Compiled by Helve Kase. Estonian Institute for Open Society Research. Tallinn 2001, 2002. 446p. The book has been translated into Russian 2003.

Financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers information bureau.

 

  

Articles

 

Iris Pettai. Domestic abuse in Georgia reflected in sociology. In the book: Voices of the Silent (in Georgian). Tbilisi 2011.
 

Iris Pettai, Joosep Kaasik. Domestic abuse in police statistics. In the collection: The price of Estonia's success. Estonia's social security and the people's safety. Eesti Entsüklopeediakirjastus 2005.
 

Helve Kase. Violence against women. Talking about the people, population and development in Estonia in 1994-2004. UN Population Foundation. Estonian Family Planning Association. Tallinn 2004.
 

Iris Pettai. Should the causes of domestic abuse be sought in the individual or the society? The journal “Ariadne's thread”. Journal of female and male studies. Estonian Information centre of Female Studies. Tallinn University. Tallinn 2002.
 

Iris Pettai. Violence against women – an unrecognised problem in Estonia. In: Estonian Human Development Report, Tallinn 2002. (in English)
 

Iris Pettai. Violence against women – a taboo problem in Estonia. In: Voices of the Silent. Tallinn 2001.