Ciência & Saúde Coletiva
versão impressa ISSN 1413-8123
MENEGHEL, Stela N. et al. Ritualized daily routine: groups of women to face gender violence. Ciênc. saúde coletiva [online]. 2005, vol.10, n.1, pp. 111-118. ISSN 1413-8123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-81232005000100018.
This study represents an evaluation about battered women's group experience developed as part of a university extension program of Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos) in Rio Grande do Sul State. The researchers organized three groups of women during the years 2002 and 2003. The groups worked like a workshop open to any woman suffering domestic violence perpetrate by partner and was a protect space to receive and listen to women. The main objective of the workshops was to contribute to the empowerment of women, turning them into agents of their own transformation. Researchers built actions like stories and paintings to impact gender violence. The group provided interdisciplinary exchange, experience and ongoing evaluation for researchers and participants.
Palavras-chave : Gender; Violence; Workshops.