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Women's and Gender Studies
Victoria Tahmasebi

Week 7: Participatory Action Research (PAR) A community based methodology that involves both university-based researchers and local participants. - The goal of PAR is to transform social inequalities and it came out of feminist insight. - PAR ethical research and ethnography. Creating social network and support between each other. It means of systematic enquiry for all participants in the quest for greater effectiveness through democratic participation. - Example: Given in class A PAR study in Canada on violence against immigrant women. Association between immigration and domestic violence. o Changes in gender roles and the family o Mistrust andor lack of information about services and resources for domestic violence o Isolation o Community and personal attitudes towards domestic violence o Language barriers Background: WAAV conducted in Manitoba came up with a training program to h
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