In the project Woman and Health, a collaboration between the department participation and diversity of the Amsterdam UMC, Doctors of the World Netherlands, Centre Sexual Violence, Edu4u and Nisa for Nisa, we have developed and evaluated support groups together with women for women with a refugee background who have experienced sexual and/or gender based violence.
In these support groups women discuss important themes with each other, such as life in the Netherlands, parenting, relationships, health and what violence is. In addition, women are introduced to various agencies, such as the 'Blijfgroep', the CSG and ARQ45.
We are very curious whether there are more researchers working on this theme? Perhaps we can do something for each other. Contact us! --> Zahra Khazai & Petra Verdonk.
More information about the project on the ZonMw website.