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E-government support for people in crisis: An evaluation of police department website support for domestic violence survivors using "person-in-situation" information need analysis

Lynn Westbrook
2008 Library & Information Science Research  
The crisis of intimate partner violence (IPV) requires a comprehensive array of government services in law enforcement, health, and social services.  ...  Building from the research literature on IPV survivors' experiences, this paper presents an original four-part framework of the Everyday Life Information Seeking (ELIS) information needs of IPV survivors  ...  Focusing on survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), the first section of the paper lays out an original framework for the study of information needs of individuals in crisis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2007.07.004 fatcat:gauhf4ugqzb73ifaedehgojy5q

Progressive information engagement model: Using, losing, and rejecting information in crisis situations

Lynn Westbrook
2009 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The pervasive, personal crisis of intimate partner violence (IPV) demands the full panoply of community and governmental information resources.  ...  In the case of intimate partner violence, particularly long-term violence, the crisis stretches out over cycles that shape cognitive, affective, and behavioral interactions (Shurman & Rodriguez, 2006)  ...  Its identity has been carefully protected in this report but I am most appreciative of its moderator's permission to observe the public postings of its active membership.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2008.1450450308 fatcat:oodcx7ipifh47das7eno5jwh3q

The mental health and psychosocial impact of the Bougainville Crisis: a synthesis of available information

David Tierney, Paul Bolton, Barnabas Matanu, Lorraine Garasu, Essah Barnabas, Derrick Silove
2016 International Journal of Mental Health Systems  
Conflict-related experiences continue to impact on mental health in the form of trauma-related symptoms, anger, complicated grief, alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence including sexual assault  ...  Results: The Bougainville Crisis resulted in violence-related deaths; the displacement of more than half of the population; widespread human rights abuses; far-reaching societal impacts including undermining  ...  The program aims to address the issues of gender empowerment, civil society capacity building, post-conflict recovery, policy development and advocacy.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13033-016-0054-x pmid:26941835 pmcid:PMC4776395 fatcat:4ghcnchwdngavik7itqhevqhf4

The Cameroon Displacement: A Neglected Crisis

Hugh Kang
2020 International Journal of Social Relevance & Concern  
The paper also examines the implosion of domestic infrastructures that led to the Cameroonian crisis, as well as the historical factors that led to the displacement of thousands of people.  ...  My paper examines the neglect that the Cameroonian Crisis faces in three different domains: international, domestic, and organizational.  ...  The survivors are in great need of medical attention and psychosocial support, in addition to shelter and basic items for their iJournals: International Journal of Social Relevance & Concern ISSN-2347-  ... 
doi:10.26821/ijsrc.8.9.2020.8905 fatcat:arf2jnchlbbl5ft6bkxs7gpssy

COVID-19 pandemic and Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: What are the major concerns?

Rajon Banik, Mahmudur Rahman, Md. Mahfuz Hossain, Md. Tajuddin Sikder, David Gozal
2020 Global Public Health  
Access to the abovementioned facilities and trustworthy information about COVID-19 are amongst their dire needs to combat this pandemic.  ...  Lack of access to services that are considered critical and life-saving such as food, drinkable water, and shelter, together with limited access to health services are turning an already serious crisis  ...  Global estimates show that in crisis settings, more than 70% of women experience violence.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17441692.2020.1812103 pmid:32816647 fatcat:nyxhg5ddzvggzerlwbkjodrvfe

Concerning Violence against Women: A Fanonian Analysis of Colonizing the Female Body

Tracey Nicholls
2012 e-cadernos ces  
discourse concerning the criminality of domestic assault.  ...  These coalitions of people who choose to see ourselvesand demand to be seen by othersas survivors and resisters, instead of victims, will be the spaces in which we can nurture the movements we will need  ...  She has published and presented widely in the areas of feminist theory, liberatory pedagogy, and political implications of social marginalization. Contact: nicholtr@lewisu.edu.  ... 
doi:10.4000/eces.1047 fatcat:gmz2wtfvxrefndom2f7dhcn524

Tunisia security concerns

Besenyő János, Prantner Zoltán
2018 Figshare  
Later it did not balk at using violence to enforce religious norms. The conflict between the Ennahda Government and the organization culminated between May and July, 2013.  ...  At the end of August the Government finally designated Ansar al-Sharia a terrorist-organization.  ...  that they needed to support each other in a framework of a "division of labour" concerning costs-and task-sharing.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7005989 fatcat:ck4ts262ond7fccftrnyk4ajkq

New Hampshire Public Library Services for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Miranda Dube
2019 In the Library with the Lead Pipe  
In Brief Domestic violence and sexual assault survivors experience unique information needs that can be answered through formal avenues such as a crisis center or police/court proceedings, but many survivors  ...  sexual violence.  ...  Information Seeking Stages of Survivors In 2009, Lynn Westbrook published “Crisis Information Concerns: Information Needs of Domestic Violence Survivors.”  ... 
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Building Cultures Of Respect And Non-Violence: A Review Of Literature Concerning Adult Learning And Violence Prevention Programs With Men [article]

Sue Dyson, Michael Flood
2008 Zenodo  
A review of literature concerning adult learning and violence prevention programs with men.  ...  This report was commissioned to inform the development of future training programs that will be delivered as part of the AFL's Respect & Responsibility Program and as part of the AFL's continuing commitment  ...  They are tailored to the characteristics of the participants and acknowledge the special needs and concerns of particular communities.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.890062 fatcat:lunwfroutrepffgmmt3i645jju

Post-traumatic stress disorder as a public health concern in South Africa

David Edwards
2006 Journal of Psychology in Africa  
These studies show that PTSD has been and continues to be a significant problem for public health in South Africa, affecting individuals in all sectors of society and as much a concern with respect to  ...  The material reviewed includes statistics on crime, violence and accidents, research from clinical settings, and surveys.  ...  concern.  ... 
doi:10.4314/jpa.v15i2.30650 fatcat:alxus2ctm5c7zjaor7b57j6jue

Explaining the unexplainable: designing a national strategy on classroom communication concerning the 22 July terror attack in Norway

Jon-Håkon Schultz, Åse Langballe, Magne Raundalen
2014 European Journal of Psychotraumatology  
In the context of crisis and disasters, school-aged children are a vulnerable group with fewer coping resources than adults.  ...  Results: The presentation contributes to the discussion of defining the teacher's role in school-based crisis interventions and dealing with high-intensity media coverage of war, terror, and catastrophes  ...  Conflict of interest and funding There is no conflict of interest in the present study for any of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.3402/ejpt.v5.22758 pmid:25018859 pmcid:PMC4082195 fatcat:jkcyf5rdgzf67o53jmu66thzi4

Identifying and Responding to the Complex Needs of Domestic Violence Housing Practitioners at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nkiru Nnawulezi, Margaret Hacskaylo
2021 Journal of Family Violence  
AbstractThe social, financial, and emotional repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic has left many organizations that support survivors of intimate partner violence questioning how to maintain core services  ...  Practitioners' primary concerns were situated within eight questions, which we categorized into four meta-categories: (1) managing residential housing programs; (2) getting survivors materials resources  ...  Ijeoma Opara for her thoughtful review of an earlier draft of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10896-020-00231-8 pmid:33424112 pmcid:PMC7783298 fatcat:rrgthi7n2ze4bltonrgfwkg2dm

Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Refugees and Displaced Populations: Is Enough Being Done?

Grasser LR
2022 Risk Management and Healthcare Policy  
In the wake of the global refugee crisis spurred by conflict, religious and political persecution, human rights violations, and climate disasters, a mental health has crisis followed.  ...  To address mental health concerns in refugees and displaced populations, collective action is needed not only from health care providers but also from mental health researchers, funders, journals, resettlement  ...  violence rather than survivors of forced combat. 98 In home countries, as well as migration camps, refugees may face a lack of access to sufficient and nutritious food, infectious disease, a lack of  ... 
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Practitioner Views on the Impacts, Challenges, and Barriers in Supporting Older Survivors of Sexual Violence

Hannah Bows
2017 Violence against Women  
Despite half a century of research on both sexual violence and elder abuse, the intersection between the two remains largely unexplored.  ...  older survivors (aged 60 and over).  ...  Information and advice support Domestic Violence U Director Rape Crisis Organization V CEO Rape Crisis Organization W GP SARC  ... 
doi:10.1177/1077801217732348 pmid:29332552 pmcid:PMC6009174 fatcat:vg625xrl7vf2xh3pf6s3vczyy4

COVID-19: a public health approach to manage domestic violence is needed

Joht Singh Chandan, Julie Taylor, Caroline Bradbury-Jones, Krishnarajah Nirantharakumar, Eddie Kane, Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay
2020 Lancet Public Health  
An area of concern is the impending crisis of domestic violence-genderbased violence and child abuse and neglect, due to movement restrictions, loss of income, isolation, overcrowding, and stress and anxiety  ...  to support survivors of gender-based violence.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2468-2667(20)30112-2 pmid:32401709 pmcid:PMC7252171 fatcat:xz5rorwqanesfhrxi64jcos6de
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