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NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

STARTTS Annual Research Symposium 2023

Latest research on sexual assault and gender-based violence amongst refugee women

29 November 2023 | 9.30-11am AEST | Free webinar

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Professor Eileen Pittaway
Director of the Centre for Refugee Research
University of NSW

Dr Linda Bartolomei
Senior Lecturer and  the a co-convener of Forced Migration Research Network
University of NSW

Professor Suresh Sundram
Head, Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences,
Monash University

Sexual assault and gender-based violence amongst refugee women

For STARTTS’ 2023 Annual Research Symposium, Associate Professor Eileen Pittaway and Dr Linda Albina Bartolomei, from the University of NSW and authors of ‘Only Rape! Human Rights and Gender Equality for Refugee Women: From Refugee Camps to the United Nations’, will share recent research on sexual assault and gender-based violence amongst refugee women. Professor Suresh Sundram, from Monash University will present the recent research on how age and environmental factors predict psychological symptoms in adolescent refugees during the initial post-resettlement phase.

In its ninth year, STARTTS’ annual research symposium aims to summarise the latest information and research in the field of refugee trauma; ranging from advances in neuroscience and impacts of torture and trauma to the newest findings on clinical implications, interventions and outcomes. It brings together the expertise of well-known Australian researchers whose work has gained wide international recognition

View Recordings of Previous Events

The recordings and slides of many of STARTTS’ previous Annual Research Symposiums can be viewed for free via the Free On Demand Webinars page. The slides can be downloaded and you can issue yourself with a certificate of completion after viewing the recordings.

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