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An Introduction to Human Trafficking: Vulnerability, Impact and Action
The widespread contemporary exploitation of men, women and children is unacceptable to people of conscience the world over. Traditional approaches to preventing trafficking in human beings, to protect and assist trafficked persons and bring criminals to justice have had some small impact on the global phenomenon, but not enough. That even one young person be denied the benefits of childhood, that one young woman be subjected to the brutal humiliation of sexual exploitation and that one man becom
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
01 Jan 2010
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Differentiation Among Types of Intimate Partner Violence: Research Update and Implications for Intervention
A growing body of empirical research has demonstrated that intimate partner violence is not a unitary phenomenon and that types of domestic violence can be differentiated with respect to partner dynamics, context, and consequences. Four patterns of violence are described: Coercive Controlling Violence, Violent Resistance, Situational Couple Violence, and Separation-Instigated Violence. The controversial matter of gender symmetry and asymmetry in intimate partner violence is discussed in terms o
Joan B. Kelly, Michael P. Johnson
01 Jan 2014
Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (OCADVSA)
Violence Against Women: Synthesis of Research for Public Health Policymakers
This report is written for public health policymakers, a broadly defined group that encompasses legislators; funders; agency administrators; chairs of programs and departments in schools of public health, medicine, nursing, and other schools in health affairs; and clinical staff and administrators in hospitals, health departments, and other health care settings—in short, anyone who makes decisions that affect public health policies or their implementation. For this project, violence against wom
Kathryn E. Moracco, Carol W. Runyan,
01 Nov 2003
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Action Plan for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in Development Cooperation
This action plan sets targets and stakes out the course for the realization of women’s rights and gender equality both as a separate priority area and as an integral dimension in the Government’s other development cooperation priority areas
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
01 Jan 2014
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Reproductive Rights Movement: 1914-Present
The movement began with a focus on birth control, but interwove with the eugenics and sterilization movements, and eventually expanded its focus on abortion rights as well. Throughout the history of reproductive rights issues in America, both proponents and opponents have used language and naming as a way of framing these issues in order to gain and keep constituents.
Angela Badore
05 May 2012
The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College
Invest in Women’s Health
Clear disparities in health outcomes exist in Western Australia, with different groups experiencing wellbeing and illness in unequal ways. Women are one of those groups. While Western Australian women are more likely to live longer than Western Australian men, their higher prevalence and incidence of non-fatal health problems result in more years lived with ill health and disability. For women aged 15 to 44 years, for instance, intimate partner violence is the leading contributor to disability a
Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA)
01 Jan 2014
Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA)
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