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Family Dynamics and Family Violence

Founder(s): EC
Status: Completed
Publications from this research project:

Decisions, Desires and Diversity: Marriage Practices in Afghanistan

The institution of marriage is central to Afghan social life and to understanding gender dynamics within Afghan families. This issues paper explores the decision-making processes related to marriage and marriage practices. It draws links between violence in the family and Read More

Love, Fear and Discipline: Everyday Violence Toward Children in Afghan Families

Based on qualitative research in rural and urban areas of four provinces, this paper discusses violence to children within the family unit. The research focused on “normal” forms of violence which are part of people’s everyday lives.

Family Dynamics and Family Violence Conference: “Spaces for Change”

This conference on family structure and dynamics in Afghanistan was conducted in partnership with the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on 10 and 11 July 2007. It was financially supported by the European Commission.

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