Natalie Davidson

Research Assistant, Safety and Violence Initiative

Research Project(s)

  • Parenting for Lifelong Health In-Person
  • Global Parenting Initiative

Research Interests

  • Violence Prevention
  • Parenting Programmes
  • Social and Behaviour Change


Natalie Davidson is a Research Coordinator for the Safety and Violence Initiative at the Centre for Social Science Research. In her role serves as the Research Coordinator and Co-Investigator for the Co-Parenting to Reduce Conflict in the Family project part of the Global Parenting Initiative. This involves adapting the Parenting for Lifelong Health Programme for Teens to include the prevention of violence against women and the improved engagement of men. She holds a B.So.Sci in Psychology & Politics and Governance, a B.So.Sci (Honours) in Psychology and an MA in Psychological Research from the University of Cape Town. She has a great passion for violence prevention research, specifically the intersection between violence against women and violence against children and the engagement of men in parenting programmes.

 Natalie Davidson CV

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