In Mexico domestic violence in quarantine increased in 120% within vulnerable families. This project will help 75 families of urban marginated municipalities of Mexico City, 300 family members, trough digital sessions of a team of experts, that will provide strategies for stress detection and reduction, resources for recognition and emotional regulation, positive discipline with out violence and tools for positive interaction between caregivers and children.
In Mexico domestic violence increased 120% since COVID quarantine initiated. The health contingency is already having an adverse effect on vulnerable families; high stress levels derived from fear, financial situation and uncertainty culminate in lack of self-regulation actions. This adverse effect has a greater impact on GIRLS, younger CHILDREN and PREGNANT WOMEN. This project will provide emotional regulation and stress reduction strategies to 75 vulnerable families, 300 family members.
The project provides digital sessions for parents and toddlers, interaction between specialists and families and WhatsApp videos and messages strengthen support network; all this reinforce positive discipline, self-regulation and toxic stress prevention strategies. With activities as yoga and psychological support parents can channel emotions.
The project will train parents about the toxic effect of violent discipline and stress in childrens and will provide stress reduction strategies. This will reinforce parents' capacities in 150 mothers and fathers, allowing them to attend their emotional needs and theirs's children through self-regulation skills. 150 children will practice the recognition and management of their emotions. This will provide a different context within families, PREVENTING VIOLENCE AND ABUSE IN CHILDREN.