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Violence against women, what everyone needs to know, Jacqui True

Violence against women, what everyone needs to know, Jacqui True
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Violence against women
Nature of contents
Responsibility statement
Jacqui True
Series statement
What everyone needs to know
Sub title
what everyone needs to know
Eliminating violence against women globally is now seen as one of the major challenges of the twenty-first century. This text introduces a wide readership to the problem of violence against women and girls (VAWG) identified by social movements, researchers, and policymakers. It provides raw material, stories from around the world, macro data, and up-to-date knowledge on the various forms of VAWG. It highlights the intersections of VAWG with several other issues, and sets out the most promising policy and advocacy frameworks to end this violence
Table Of Contents
What is violence against women and girls (VAWG)? -- Historical struggle -- Mapping VAWG globally -- VAWG and gender discrimination, inequality, and power -- Conflict-related VAWG -- Men, masculinities, and VAWG -- Culture and VAWG -- VAWG and the media -- Development, poverty, and VAWG -- Employment, precarity, and VAWG -- Migration, human trafficking, and VAWG -- VAWG and land/property rights -- Education, schools, and VAWG -- VAWG and the environment -- International security and VAWG -- VAWG and health and reproductive rights -- Legal frameworks : national and international -- Policy frameworks and solutions -- Economics and VAWG -- Advocacy frameworks : ending VAWG

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