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Domestic violence in families of majority and minority background: Similarity and difference

Researchers: Anja Bredal
Schedule: 2014-2019
Funding source: Justis- og beredskapsdepartementet
Project No: 10061

The project is one of nine projects in The Domestic Violence Research Program which is a five year program at Norwegian Social Research – NOVA at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, financed by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security. For more information about the program, see here.

This project will study similarities and differences between domestic violence in ethnic minority and majority families, with a special focus on so called honour based violence. The analysis will primarily be based on existing data and data collected in other parts of the program, including survey data, qualitative interviews and legal documents.