Factors at play in the perpetration of violence against women, violence against children and sexual orientation violence

A Multi-level Interactive Model

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  Introduction: Presenting the model (powerpoint presentation)
  Alternative Introduction: Presenting the model (pdf)
  Perpetration and factor model (online view)
  Perpetration and factor model (download)
  Path models for forms of violence (online view)
  Path models for forms of violence (download)
  Explanatory summary of the factors and interventions
  Review of the state of research on the factors at play in perpetration

The survey of research and assessment of factors conducive to perpetration was carried out by
Senior researchers Research assistants Design and Programming of the multi-level visual perpetration model
Prof. Dr. Carol Hagemann-White
Prof. Dr. Barbara Kavemann
Dr. Heinz Kindler
Dr. Thomas Meysen
Dr. Ralf Puchert
Mart Busche
Sandra Gabler
Bianca Grafe
Melanie Kungl
Gila Schindler
Hartwig Schuck
Kevin Eschweiler
Karolina Schmitz
Student assistants: Svenja Eickhoff, Sarah Kruse  
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In cooperation with

Human European Consultancy
HEC / Utrecht

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Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit London MET
CWAS U / London

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International Victimology Institute

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This study has been carried out for the Directorate-General Justice in the European Commission and expresses the opinion of the organisation undertaking the study. These views have not been adopted or in any way approved by the European Commission and should not be relied upon as a statement of the European Commission or DG Justice.

The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the information given in the study, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.

Copyright in this study is held by the European Union. Persons wishing to use the contents of this study (in whole or in part) for purposes other than their personal use are invited to submit a written request to the following address:

European Commission
DG Justice
Directorate B - Criminal Justice
Rue Montoyer 59
B-1049 Brussels
Fax (32-2) 2979585

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