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Research funding to help keep women safe

By University Advancement and Communications Posted: August 13, 2021 2:30 p.m.

Categorizing intimate partner violence perpetrators can increase victim safety and prevent violent re-offense.
Categorizing intimate partner violence perpetrators can increase victim safety and prevent violent re-offense. Photo: stock

“In order to keep women safer, we need to do something different,” says Giesbrecht, who began her career working in the area of intimate partner violence at a domestic violence shelter in 2009.

Now, thanks to a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship valued at $150,000 over three years, Giesbrecht’s goal is to create a better way moving forward.

To read the full story visit the University of Regina’s Discourse Research Magazine and read “Research funding to help keep women safe.”