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Gender, violence, and rights

Navanita Sinha

Gender, violence, and rights

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by Navanita Sinha

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Published by Women in Security, Conflict Management, and Peace, Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[editor], Navanita Sinha
SeriesBuilding constituencies of peace, stakeholders in dialogue -- 14
ContributionsWomen in Security, Conflict Management, and Peace (Program)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.W65+
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24469848M
LC Control Number2010316316

Gendered Violence: A Cultural Perspective challenges readers to confront gender violence as a social problem deeply embedded in inequalities of class, race, and nation as well as gender. gender-based violence as a health and human rights problem، and its common occurrence. Overall Objective By the end of the workshop، participants will be able to: Define and describe gender-based violence in its humanitarian context; and recognise the consequences of gender-based violence on women and girls، family members and.

Gender-based violence is a phenomenon deeply rooted in gender inequality, and continues to be one of the most notable human rights violations within all societies. Gender-based violence is violence directed against a person because of their gender. Both women and men experience gender-based violence but the majority of victims are women and girls. Gender violence, also known as gender-based violence or gendered violence, is the term used to denote harm inflicted upon individuals and groups that is connected to normative understandings of their gender. This connection can be in the form of cultural understandings of gender roles, both institutional and structural forces that endorse violence based on gender and societal influences that.

This is the first book to explore the interplay of disability, gender and violence over the life course from researcher, practitioner and survivor perspectives. It gives due weight to the accounts of disabled children and adults who have survived institutional or individual violence, evidencing barriers to recognition, disclosure and reporting.   This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that brings together thinking on gender violence Cited by:


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