The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 24 Issue 5/6

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults


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The consequences of government measures in Palestine to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on gender-based violence

Ahmed Mohammed Al-Rantisi, Ola Usama Faraj

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries, including Palestine, implemented lockdown rules. These measures slowed the outbreak of the coronavirus, and because…

Women empowerment in inherited land rights: end of violence in rural areas

Sajida Parveen, Bilal Ahmad, Tahira Iram, Yasir Rasool

The purpose of this study is to explore the dynamics behind the violence against the share of women in their inherited land. This study explores the subject matter from…

A critical assessment of the structural dimensions of gender-based violence

Tamara Zibin, Abdel Rahman Mitib Altakhaineh, Aseel Zibin

Despite the fact that the gender-based violence (GBV) term has different interpretations, leading to the assumption that all types of harmful acts against all gender…

Resilience as a protective factor against elder abuse by family caregivers: findings from a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong

Elsie Yan, Haze K.L. Ng, Rongwei Sun, Daniel W.L. Lai, Sheung-Tak Cheng, Vivian W.Q. Lou, Daniel Y.T. Fong, Timothy Kwok

This study aims to explore the risk and protective factors of abuse on older adults by family caregivers, with a special focus on the protective role of caregiver…

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  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn