The new words defining sexual abuse

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Alessia Tranchese gives expert comment on her research into how new words coined to describe existing forms of abuse are a means to challenge gender violence.

Period6 Dec 2022

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Media contributions

  • TitleThe new words defining sexual abuse
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionIn Italian, "mano morta" means "dead hand". It is discussed between mothers and daughters, groups of friends complain about it in their chats, and teenage girls are warned to be vigilant as they make their way to school.
    PersonsAlessia Tranchese