Helena Parkkila

Doctoral Researcher

Doctoral Thesis

Sexual violence—Voiced and silenced by girls with multiple vulnerabilities (2019)

Research Interests

  • Gender Violence
  • Sexual Violence
  • Feminist Violence Research
  • Girlhood Studies
  • Relationality
  • Voices and silences

Academic Work History

Research Funding

2018: Emil Aaltosen Säätiö 28 250 €.

2016: Koneen Säätiö 28 320 €.

2014: Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse 4000 €.

Publications

Parkkila, H. (2019). "I was totally agreeable"—Sexual violence voiced by an adolescent girl. (submitted)

Parkkila, H. & Heikkinen, M. (2018). Vulnerable bodily integrity: under-recognised sexual violence among girls in residential care institutions. Journal of Gender-Based Violence, 2(1), 25-40.

Parkkila, H. & Heikkinen, M. (2015). Identifying violence—research on residential care girls’ recognition of violence. In B. Mohan (Ed.) Construction of Social Psychology  (pp. 125-134). InScience Press.

Kaukko, M. & Parkkila, H. (2014). Nykyajan totaaliset laitokset tyttöjen suojelijoina [Contemporary Total Institutions as Protectors of Girls]. In M. Gissler, M. Kekkonen, P. Känkänen, P. Muranen & M. Wrede-Jäntti (Eds.) Nuoruus toisin sanoen - Nuorten elinolot 2014-vuosikirja (pp. 113-121). Helsinki, terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos.

Huuki, T., Manninen, S., Sunnari, V., Pihkala, S. & Parkkila, H. (2012). Allies e-Guide. Teacher's and Parents' Alliance for Early Violence Prevention in Pre School.

Research groups

  • Doctoral Researcher, Gender Studies