Domestic Violence in Mexico: A Model for Assessment and Psychosocial Intervention

Session : Workshop 2-2: Social and Cultural Factors

  • Time : 2:30 pm PDT To 4:15 pm PDT on
  • Venue : Domestic violence in Mexico: A Model for Assessment and Psychosocial Intervention

Full Abstract

This paper presents the results of a set of qualitative interviews and a representative survey about violence against women, 15 years or older, married or in union, in a town called Tacoaleche, in the municipality of Guadalupe, state of Zacatecas, Mexico, conducted in November, 2019. The results of this investigation refers to the silence around violence. This silence is connected with social norms of community life. According to these results, we present a proposal for psychosocial intervention whose objective is to produce a community dialogue about violence.