News with regard to events organised or attended by members of the IMPRODOVA Consortium can be found here.

Roadmap towards a European Response Platform & DV Handbook now available online


The project’s joint publication on improving the response of first responders to domestic violence in Europe aims to identify gaps in the cooperation of first-line responders and deliver recommendations, toolkits and collaborative training for European police organizations and medical and social work professionals. The goal is to improve integrated institutional response to domestic violence.

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Factsheet for scriptwriters, directors & producers published


Filmmakers, producers, scriptwriters and directors take note: We have just published a factsheet for you folks on "Displaying domestic abuse". And it’s not just about facts – we also quote two outstanding filmmakers we interviewed for this purpose to share their view of the topic.

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COVID-19 and Domestic Violence: European Research Project IMPRODOVA presented to physicians of the Western Pacific region


After introduction of our IMPRODOVA research to Indian and Pan-American physicians, IMPRODOVA is being introduced now to the Western Pacific region.

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Focus “I” - Leadership, stereotypies and sex & gender aspects discussed at the German Police University


Prof. Dr. Dr. Bettina Pfleiderer, IMPRODOVA partner from the medical faculty of the University of Muenster, Germany, was teaching German police Master students on leadership, stereotypes and sex and gender aspects as part of the mandatory elective master class “gender mainstreaming” using IMPRODOVA materials at the 19th of August. She will give another input to the same students on the Istanbul convention and other international treaties at the 6th of September.

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New Risk Assessment Integration Module (RAIMO) on our IMPRODOVA training platform!


RAIMO is now available online on the IMPRODOVA training platform in English and in German.

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IMPRODOVA´s training platform on Domestic Violence goes global and is part of Indian training handbook on violence!


The Indian training workshop on PET (prevention examination and treatment) of domestic violence and sexual assault by ICOG-FOGSI was conceptualised to improve practices in dealing with violence against women and girls. The German WWU IMPRODOVA partners Bettina Pfleiderer and Paulina Juszczyk presented the training platform to Indian gynaecologists and were invited afterwards to also provide a chapter in the handbook “PET Prevention, Examination and Treatment of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases” entitled “European Online Training Platform on Domestic Violence – Improving Frontline Responses to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault”.

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Paper about DV-related inter-agency cooperation by Police Porto published


Congrats to our IMPRODOVA colleagues from Portugal for publishing about the police in Porto and their interagency response to domestic violence.

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Warm invitation to read our new publication


Warm invitation to read our new publication by Monica Fagerlund and Jarmo Houtsonen on the "Status Quo of National DataSources Concerning Domestic Violence Across Eight European Countries".

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New training video for medical (and other) frontline responders


The IMPRODOVA team launched a new training video for medical (and other) frontline responders managing domestic abuse.

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Domestic violence - (not) a topic in school?!


All children and adolescents have the right to be protected against all forms of violence. But how can protection be ensured when the violence takes place within the family?

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