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Freedom from violence : women's strategies from around the world

Author: Margaret Schuler
Publisher: New York, NY (Widbooks, P.O. Box 20109, Dag Hammarskjold Convenience Center, New York 10017) : OEF International : Distributed by UNIFEM, ©1992.
Series: Series on women, law, and development.
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Freedom from violence.
New York, NY (Widbooks, P.O. Box 20109, Dag Hammarskjold Convenience Center, New York 10017) : OEF International : Distributed by UNIFEM, ©1992
(OCoLC)624378274
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Schuler
OCLC Number: 26912811
Description: xv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Violence against women : an international perspective / Margaret Schuler --
Asia. Of Kali born : women, violence and the law in Sri Lanka / Radhika Coomaraswamy --
Whose laws? Human rights and violence against women in Pakistan / Hina Jilani --
Stopping the violence against women : fifteen years of activism in India / Govind Kelkar --
Mobilizing on all fronts : a comprehensive strategy to end violence against women in Malaysia / Irene Fernandez --
Exotic, subservient and trapped : confronting prostitution and traffic in women in Southeast Asia / Siriporn Skrobanek --
Africa. Claiming our bodies and our rights : exploring female circumcision as an act of violence in Africa / Asma Mohammed A'Haleem --
Working the system : sensitizing the police to the plight of women in Zimbabwe / Sheelagh Stewart --
Latin America. Developing strategies : efforts to end violence against women in Mexico / Elizabeth Shrader-Cox. (cont.) A new approach to law enforcement : the special women's police stations in Brazil / Luiza Nagib Eluf --
Long live the differences, with equal rights : a campaign to end violence against women in Bolivia / Sonia Montaño --
A new concept of mediation : an interdisciplinary approach to domestic violence in Chile / Nelly Gonzalez --
North America. Reflections on a movement : the U.S. battle against women abuse / Lori Heise and Jane Roberts Chapman.
Series Title: Series on women, law, and development.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Schuler.

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