Why the integration of sex and gender aspects will improve Domestic Violence Risk Assessment
A wide range of standardized risk assessment tools for high impact domestic violence has been developed, but their usage varies across European countries and between different frontline responders. While general risk assessment aspects are covered by most, the coverage of specific sex and gender aspects is still lacking. This article discusses why sex and gender aspects need to be integrated in risk assessment tools and presents recommendations how to facilitate their integration.
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