Gender violence: the actions of the University of Messina

Salvatore Settineri, Emanuele Maria Merlo


The main purposes of this public publishing service are centred on the dissemination of research, so that we all should remember that the three academic missions are inseparable. 


Clinical Psychology; Gender Violence; Gender Policies; Third mission.

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