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Potential and limits of Violets boardgame for confronting gender violence

Grant number: 17/11960-6
Support Opportunities:Regular Research Grants
Duration: March 01, 2018 - February 28, 2022
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Nursing - Public Health Nursing
Principal Investigator:Rosa Maria Godoy Serpa da Fonseca
Grantee:Rosa Maria Godoy Serpa da Fonseca
Host Institution: Escola de Enfermagem (EE). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated researchers: Lucimara Fabiana Fornari ; Maria Raquel Gomes Maia Pires ; Rebeca Nunes Guedes de Oliveira


Gender violence is a social phenomenon, complex and historically constructed, responsible for causing psychological, physical and social damages to the quality of life of those who experience it. It requires of the professionals that act in the services of attendance the women in situation of violence a generalized knowledge. It is necessary to use innovative technologies, tools and educational strategies that stimulate the understanding of gender violence. In this perspective, the boardgame Violets shows itself as an educational technology that allows the players an approximation with this theme. The objective of this research is to understand the potentialities and limits of the Violet game for manage with gender violence. This is an exploratory and descriptive study, with a qualitative approach. The approach and understanding of the research object will be carried out from the analytical categories of gender, gender violence and critical-emancipatory education. The research will have as research scenario the units in operation of the House of Brazilian Women, located in Brasília, Campo Grande and Curitiba. The research participants will be the professionals of these institutions, responsible or involved in the care of women in situations of violence. The data will be collected from a Critical-emancipatory Workshop and analyzed according to Bardin's proposal for the emergence of empirical categories, with the support of WebQDA Software. The study was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the School of Nursing of the University of São Paulo. This study intends to understand the potential of the game Violets in the expansion of critical awareness of professionals to address gender violence. (AU)

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LUCIMARA FABIANA FORNARI; ROSA MARIA GODOY SERPA DA FONSECA. Validação qualitativa de um jogo para enfrentamento da violência contra a mulher. Acta Paulista de Enfermagem, v. 35, . (17/11960-6)
FORNARI, LUCIMARA FABIANA; GODOY SERPA DA FONSECA, ROSA MARIA. Jogo Violetas: a perspectiva dos profissionais que participam do enfrentamento da violência contra a mulher. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, v. 55, . (17/11960-6)
FORNARI, LUCIMARA FABIANA; GODOY SERPA DA FONSECA, ROSA MARIA. Critical-Emancipatory Workshop Analysis Through Qualitative Analysis Software. QUALITATIVE REPORT, v. 25, n. 13, SI, p. 90-103, . (17/11960-6)

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