Women and Stigma: A Protocol for Understanding Intersections of Experience through Body Mapping
- To explore the embodied experience of stigma among women impacted by significant mental distress, disability, and refugee status, to co-create findings on coping strategies, agency, and resistance. This will be achieved by examining the lived experiences of multiple forms of disadvantage for women from these groups.
- To empower women impacted by significant mental distress, disability, and refugee status, to be agentic co-creators of knowledge in the research process.
- To host a knowledge translation forum with key stakeholders (research team, advisory committee, service providers, policy/decision makers, consumer groups, and women) to synthesise and implement findings and collaboratively develop strategies to address the needs of women impacted by significant mental distress, disability, and refugee status.
- To gather public feedback on body mapping exhibitions as evidence of the impact of arts-based knowledge translation strategies to communicate experiences of stigma, and to reduce stigmatising attitudes.
3. Materials and Methods
3.1. Methodological Framework
3.2. Advisory Committee and Community Research Assitants
3.3. Sample and Recruitment
4. Data Collection
6. Data Analysis
7. Integrated Knowledge Translation and Evaluation
Conflicts of Interest
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Boydell, K.M.; Bennett, J.; Dew, A.; Lappin, J.; Lenette, C.; Ussher, J.; Vaughan, P.; Wells, R. Women and Stigma: A Protocol for Understanding Intersections of Experience through Body Mapping. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 5432. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155432
Boydell KM, Bennett J, Dew A, Lappin J, Lenette C, Ussher J, Vaughan P, Wells R. Women and Stigma: A Protocol for Understanding Intersections of Experience through Body Mapping. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020; 17(15):5432. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155432Chicago/Turabian Style
Boydell, Katherine M., Jill Bennett, Angela Dew, Julia Lappin, Caroline Lenette, Jane Ussher, Priya Vaughan, and Ruth Wells. 2020. "Women and Stigma: A Protocol for Understanding Intersections of Experience through Body Mapping" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17, no. 15: 5432. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17155432