Anna Costanza Baldry Award in memory of the psychologist and criminologist for the best degree theses

Anna Costanza Baldry’s battle for women victims of violence and orphans of femicide does not stop even after her death two years ago. To remember the psychologist and criminologist, “warrior with a smile” alongside abused women and children, and to carry on her commitment, Cismai and Terre des Hommes, under the patronage of Ang, are launching the Degree and Doctorate Award « Anna Costanza Baldry ».

The best theses will be awarded (two undergraduate and two doctoral theses, to participate in [email protected] by 30 November) on the themes of child maltreatment and abuse, risk and protection factors, prevention projects, services innovative, research.

Anna Baldry was a researcher, international scholar, professor at the University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”. He talked about his research on TV, wrote about it in the Corriere della Sera and on the blog La 27esima ora. In 2015 she was awarded the title of Officer of Merit of the Italian Republic by the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella. She had known, as a volunteer in anti-violence centers, the tragedy of abused women, then that of children victims of maltreatment. Thanks also to her, the law on orphans of domestic crimes, the “special orphans” as she called them, was approved.

The Award, supported by the Baldry family, aims to stimulate the university world to include teachings and courses on the problem of child maltreatment in their curricula, to identify new tools and strategies to combat it.

To remember Anna, on May 16, her birthday, the family together with the Il Palmerino association will organize a day (online and face-to-face) to talk about the initiatives carried out, especially during the pandemic, on the issues dear to her. .

“We continue as a family and with the support of the Il Palmerino association to make known its heritage, which has always been that of combining study, research and field work, never turning away, as she said” says the family .

April 16, 2021 | 10:23

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