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Overcoming violence against women and girls : the international campaign to eradicate a worldwide problem

Author: Michael L Penn; Rahel Nardos
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for students, policy makers, activists, and public health workers, this book overviews the scope of the problem of gender-based violence worldwide and examines work underway to eradicate it. Issues discussed include trafficking in women, violence against domestic and migrant workers, and the role of men in eradicating gender-based violence.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Penn, Michael L., 1958-
Overcoming violence against women and girls.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003
(OCoLC)679873147
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Penn; Rahel Nardos
ISBN: 074252499X 9780742524996 0742525007 9780742525009
OCLC Number: 50124454
Description: x, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Confronting structural violence against women and girls : the principle and practice of gender equality --
Sexual violence against women and girls --
Physical abuse --
Culture, traditional practices, and gender-based violence --
The role of education --
The Authenticity Project --
The development of emotional competence --
The role of men in eradicating gender-based violence --
Why have hope? : some final reflections on the global campaign to eradicate gender-based violence --
Appendix A. Declaration on the elimination of violence against women --
Appendix B. Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women --
Appendix C. Draft convention against sexual exploitation (January 1994) --
Appendix D. Summary of the global platform for action and the Beijing declaration --
Appendix E. Mission statement for the Authenticity Project.
Responsibility: Michael L. Penn and Rahel Nardos, in collaboration with William S. Hatcher and Mary K. Radpour.

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A vivid overview of the scope of the problem of gender-based violence worldwide, and a sense of the important work now underway to eradicate it.  Read more...

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A compelling document illustrating the worldwide physical and mental abuses of women. Marrying the perspectives of thinkers, researchers, and practitioners, they offer statistics, stories, and Read more...

 
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