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Skip to 0 minutes and 1 secondWelcome to Understanding Violence Against Women, Myths and Realities. This six week online course is being run by the School of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde, developed in partnership with the Scottish government Justice Directorate. I'm Roisin McGoldrick, and with my colleague, Anni Donaldson, who also works in the School of Social Work and Social Policy, we will be leading you through the next six weeks. We're very happy to welcome you all, and to hope that we will have some interesting and exciting discussion over the course of the next six weeks.

Welcome to the course

Welcome to ‘Understanding Violence against Women – Myths and Realities’. This is a six-week online course being run by the School of Social Work and Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde, developed in partnership with the Scottish Government Justice Directorate.

Roisin McGoldrick and Anni Donaldson who work in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Strathclyde, will be leading us through the six weeks. We’re very happy to welcome all of you and hope that exciting discussion is generated.

Thank you for joining us. In the discussion below, introduce yourself to the educators and your fellow participants and outline your reasons for signing up. Please, also, follow us on Twitter if you can @equallysafeHE and use the hashtag #FLVAW to follow the conversations.

We would be grateful if you could complete the pre-course survey to help us understand more about who’s taking the course and what we can do to improve it.

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