Research Papers
Gender Equality, Women and Health: implications for Actions A Discussion Paper for Further Consultation and Inputs
The Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW) in Beijing, the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) established the framework for addressing women's health grounded in the gender equality and women's empowerment approach. This was reinforced by the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), in particular MDG 3, which speaks to gender equality and women's empowerment. As WHO releases
01 Jan 2009
Human Rights and Gender Equality in Health Sector Strategies – How to Assess Policy Coherence
Human Rights and Gender Equality in Health Sector Strategies: how to assess policy coherence is designed to support countries as they design and implement national health sector strategies in compliance with obligations and commitments. The tool focuses on practical options and poses critical questions for policy-makers to identify gaps and opportunities in the review or reform of health sector strategies as well as other sectoral initiatives. It is expected that using this tool will generate a
01 Jan 2011
Domestic Violence: A Literature Review
This literature review was prepared to accompany the HMIP thematic inspection of probation supervision of domestic violence perpetrators. Alongside the inspection report it aims to contribute to the development of effective probation and wider criminal justice practice in reducing domestic violence by enhancing knowledge, understanding and awareness of the experiences of victims/survivors, the behaviour of perpetrators, the extent of the harm done by domestic violence, and the effectiveness of i
Mary Barnish
01 Sep 2004
HM Inspectorate of Probation
Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence in Australia
Children who live in homes characterised by violence between parents, or directed at one parent by another, have been called the ‘silent’, ‘forgotten’, ‘unintended’, ‘invisible’ and/or ‘secondary’ victims of domestic violence (Edleson 1999; Kovacs & Tomison 2003; Tomison 2000). Recently, however, children’s exposure to domestic violence, and the effects that this exposure can have, has been increasingly recognised (Humphreys 2008).
Kelly Richards
01 Jun 2011
Australian Institute of Criminology - Australian Government
Research Investigating the Domestic Violence Evidential Requirements for Legal Aid in Private Family Disputes
Domestic violence is a very sensitive topic and as such, every question asked about this subject was conducted with the utmost care and sensitivity. Appropriate safeguards were put in place according to departmental standards. Legal aid provider focus group participants gave their consent to attend via email when confirming their attendance, and consent was implied from survey respondents by their completion of the survey.
Farai Syposz
01 Jan 2017
Ministry of Justice London UK
Behind Closed Doors The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
This report, developed jointly by UNICEF, The Body Shop International and the Secretariat for the United Nations Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children, examines some of the underlying causes of domestic violence and the impact on children of being exposed to violence in the home.
United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF)
01 Jan 2010



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