Mateja Merkandle

Mateja Merkandle

Mateja Merkandle – Social worker//Counselor for women, victims of domestic violence in the Association for nonviolent communication based in Ljubljana, Slovenia//Activist//tirelessly informing and educating people about violence in LGBTIQ+ intimate relationships//Member of the initiative LFU (Lesbian Feminist University).

Violence in Intimate Partner Relationships

Room Leslie Feinberg

This session deals with the forms of violence, risk factors and specifics of abuse in LGBT* intimate relationships, how to support someone in such a relationship, how to seek help and support. Opening the space to not so pleasant and usually sensitive themes is important for the avenue of sharing valuable information, giving space for […]