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Ending violence against women : from words to action, study of the Secretary-General

Label
Ending violence against women : from words to action
Title
Ending violence against women
Title remainder
from words to action
Statement of responsibility
study of the Secretary-General
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
XQL
Dewey number
  • 362.837
  • 362.8292
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.W65
LC item number
U55 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
United Nations
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
United Nations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Violence
  • Vrouwen
  • Geweld
Label
Ending violence against women : from words to action, study of the Secretary-General
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Secretary-General's in-depth study on violence against women, mandated by General Assembly resolution 58/185, was prepared by the Division for the Advancement of Women of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat"--P. ix
  • "January 2007"--P. [4] of cover
  • "Sales no. E.06.IV.8"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-169; 189-190)
Contents
  • Violence against women : a form of discrimination and human rights violation
  • Consequences of addressing violence against women as a human rights concern
  • Integrating violence against women and expanding the scope of action
  • Challenges and obstacles
  • 3. The
  • context and causes of violence against women
  • Introduction
  • The
  • broad context and structural causes of violence against women
  • Patriarchy and other relations of dominance and subordination
  • 1.
  • Culture and violence against women
  • Economic inequalities and violence against women
  • Causal and risk factors for violence against women
  • Use of violence in conflict resolution
  • Doctrines of privacy
  • State inaction
  • Risk factors for violence
  • Implications for state and intergovernmental action --
  • Introduction
  • Scope of the study
  • Methodology
  • 2.
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • International attention : the women's movement and the United Nations
  • Femicide : the gender-based murder of a woman
  • Sexual violence by non-partners
  • Sexual harassment and violence in the workplace, educational institutions and in sport
  • Trafficking in women
  • Violence against women perpetrated or condoned by the state
  • Custodial violence against women
  • Forced sterilization
  • Violence against women in armed conflict
  • Violence against women and multiple discrimination
  • Areas requiring enhanced attention
  • 4.
  • Health consequences
  • Social and intergenerational impacts
  • Economic costs of violence against women --
  • Forms, consequences and costs of violence against women
  • Introduction
  • Forms and manifestations of violence against women in various settings
  • Violence against women within the family
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Harmful traditional practices
  • Violence against women in the community
  • Other sources of data and information on violence against women
  • Service-based data
  • Health services
  • Criminal and civil justice sectors
  • Other services
  • Gaps and challenges in service-based data on violence against women
  • Qualitative data collection
  • Evaluation research
  • Forms of violence against women that are under-documented
  • Femicide
  • 5.
  • Sexual violence against women in armed conflict and post-conflict situations
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Sexual harassment and violence in workplaces and schools
  • Violence in institutional settings and correctional facilities
  • Indicators on violence against women
  • Improving data collection on violence against women --
  • Collection data on violence against women
  • Introduction
  • Population-based surveys
  • Gaps and challenges in population-based data on violence against women
  • Types of violence measured
  • Ethical and safety issues
  • Study design and implementation
  • Prosecution and punishment of perpetrators of violence against women
  • Remedies for victims of violence against women
  • Support services
  • Modifying attitudes and behaviour
  • Capacity-building and training
  • Data and statistics
  • Gaps in implementation of international standards at the national level
  • Legislation and its implementation
  • Training
  • Provision of services
  • 6. The
  • Attitudes and stereotypes
  • Data and research
  • Actions to be taken by states to meet their international obligations --
  • responsibility of the state to address violence against women
  • Introduction
  • State responsibility
  • Addressing violence against women
  • Legal and policy framework
  • Criminal justice system
  • Investigation
  • Monitoring laws
  • Periodic review and revision of laws
  • Criminal law
  • Prosecution and punishment of perpetrators
  • Protection of victims' rights
  • Civil remedies
  • Specialized laws and procedures to address violence against women
  • Other areas of law
  • The
  • application of international law by national courts
  • 7.
  • Promising practices in the provision of services
  • Guiding principles for promising practices in the provision of services
  • Forms of service provision
  • Health services
  • Sexual assault centres
  • Hotlines and helplines
  • Shelters
  • Self-help groups and counselling services
  • Legal services
  • Services for victims of trafficking
  • Promising practices and challenges for implementation
  • Services for victims/survivors of violence against women during and after armed conflict
  • Coordination and multiagency work
  • Promising practices in prevention
  • Guiding principles of promising practices in prevention
  • Prevention strategies
  • Advocacy and campaigns
  • Community mobilization
  • Working with men
  • Using the news media and information technology
  • Promoting public safety
  • Introduction
  • Education and capacity-building
  • Other prevention strategies
  • Challenges for implementation
  • Inconsistent efforts and inadequate resources indicating a lack of political will
  • Lack of a comprehensive and integrated approach
  • Lack of funding
  • Failure to end impunity
  • The
  • intersection of multiple forms of discrimination
  • Lack of evaluation --
  • Promising practices in law
  • Guiding principles for promising practices in law and the justice system
  • Legal framework
  • Enactment of laws
  • Implementation of laws
  • Strengthen the knowledge base on all forms of violence against women to inform policy and strategy development
  • Build and sustain strong multisectoral strategies, coordinated nationally and locally
  • Allocate adequate resources and funding
  • Recommendations at the international level
  • Intergovernmental level
  • United Nations system --
  • 8.
  • Conclusion and recommendations
  • Conclusion
  • End impunity and take action to address violence against women
  • Recommendations at the national level
  • Secure gender equality and protect women's human rights
  • Exercise leadership to end violence against women
  • Close the gaps between international standards and national laws, policies and practices
  • 3.
  • Prevention and responding to violence against women : the United Nations system--
  • 4.
  • Guidelines on violence against women by the specialized agencies and other bodies of the United Nations
  • 5.
  • Selected instruments of law, policy and practice on violence against women
  • 6.
  • Multi-country surveys on violence against women
  • 7.
  • Prevalence and incidence
  • Tables
  • 8.
  • World Health Organization ethical and safety recommendations for research on domestic violence against women
  • 9.
  • Issues that affect the comparability of data on violence against women
  • 10.
  • Examples of international and regional jurisprudence on violence against women
  • 11.
  • National laws on violence against women
  • 12.
  • One-stop centres
  • 1.
  • 13.
  • Duluth model of a coordinated community approach to domestic violence
  • Annex 1
  • Prevalence of physical assaults on women by a male partner
  • Annex 2
  • Costs of violence against women : selected studies generating a monetary estimate of costs
  • Sexual violence against women in conflict settings
  • Boxes
  • 1.
  • Definitions of violence against women
  • 2. The
  • Beijing Platform for Action
Control code
ocn127236267
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 190 p.
Isbn
9789211127034
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o127236267
  • (OCoLC)127236267
Label
Ending violence against women : from words to action, study of the Secretary-General
Publication
Note
  • "The Secretary-General's in-depth study on violence against women, mandated by General Assembly resolution 58/185, was prepared by the Division for the Advancement of Women of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat"--P. ix
  • "January 2007"--P. [4] of cover
  • "Sales no. E.06.IV.8"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-169; 189-190)
Contents
  • Violence against women : a form of discrimination and human rights violation
  • Consequences of addressing violence against women as a human rights concern
  • Integrating violence against women and expanding the scope of action
  • Challenges and obstacles
  • 3. The
  • context and causes of violence against women
  • Introduction
  • The
  • broad context and structural causes of violence against women
  • Patriarchy and other relations of dominance and subordination
  • 1.
  • Culture and violence against women
  • Economic inequalities and violence against women
  • Causal and risk factors for violence against women
  • Use of violence in conflict resolution
  • Doctrines of privacy
  • State inaction
  • Risk factors for violence
  • Implications for state and intergovernmental action --
  • Introduction
  • Scope of the study
  • Methodology
  • 2.
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • International attention : the women's movement and the United Nations
  • Femicide : the gender-based murder of a woman
  • Sexual violence by non-partners
  • Sexual harassment and violence in the workplace, educational institutions and in sport
  • Trafficking in women
  • Violence against women perpetrated or condoned by the state
  • Custodial violence against women
  • Forced sterilization
  • Violence against women in armed conflict
  • Violence against women and multiple discrimination
  • Areas requiring enhanced attention
  • 4.
  • Health consequences
  • Social and intergenerational impacts
  • Economic costs of violence against women --
  • Forms, consequences and costs of violence against women
  • Introduction
  • Forms and manifestations of violence against women in various settings
  • Violence against women within the family
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Harmful traditional practices
  • Violence against women in the community
  • Other sources of data and information on violence against women
  • Service-based data
  • Health services
  • Criminal and civil justice sectors
  • Other services
  • Gaps and challenges in service-based data on violence against women
  • Qualitative data collection
  • Evaluation research
  • Forms of violence against women that are under-documented
  • Femicide
  • 5.
  • Sexual violence against women in armed conflict and post-conflict situations
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Sexual harassment and violence in workplaces and schools
  • Violence in institutional settings and correctional facilities
  • Indicators on violence against women
  • Improving data collection on violence against women --
  • Collection data on violence against women
  • Introduction
  • Population-based surveys
  • Gaps and challenges in population-based data on violence against women
  • Types of violence measured
  • Ethical and safety issues
  • Study design and implementation
  • Prosecution and punishment of perpetrators of violence against women
  • Remedies for victims of violence against women
  • Support services
  • Modifying attitudes and behaviour
  • Capacity-building and training
  • Data and statistics
  • Gaps in implementation of international standards at the national level
  • Legislation and its implementation
  • Training
  • Provision of services
  • 6. The
  • Attitudes and stereotypes
  • Data and research
  • Actions to be taken by states to meet their international obligations --
  • responsibility of the state to address violence against women
  • Introduction
  • State responsibility
  • Addressing violence against women
  • Legal and policy framework
  • Criminal justice system
  • Investigation
  • Monitoring laws
  • Periodic review and revision of laws
  • Criminal law
  • Prosecution and punishment of perpetrators
  • Protection of victims' rights
  • Civil remedies
  • Specialized laws and procedures to address violence against women
  • Other areas of law
  • The
  • application of international law by national courts
  • 7.
  • Promising practices in the provision of services
  • Guiding principles for promising practices in the provision of services
  • Forms of service provision
  • Health services
  • Sexual assault centres
  • Hotlines and helplines
  • Shelters
  • Self-help groups and counselling services
  • Legal services
  • Services for victims of trafficking
  • Promising practices and challenges for implementation
  • Services for victims/survivors of violence against women during and after armed conflict
  • Coordination and multiagency work
  • Promising practices in prevention
  • Guiding principles of promising practices in prevention
  • Prevention strategies
  • Advocacy and campaigns
  • Community mobilization
  • Working with men
  • Using the news media and information technology
  • Promoting public safety
  • Introduction
  • Education and capacity-building
  • Other prevention strategies
  • Challenges for implementation
  • Inconsistent efforts and inadequate resources indicating a lack of political will
  • Lack of a comprehensive and integrated approach
  • Lack of funding
  • Failure to end impunity
  • The
  • intersection of multiple forms of discrimination
  • Lack of evaluation --
  • Promising practices in law
  • Guiding principles for promising practices in law and the justice system
  • Legal framework
  • Enactment of laws
  • Implementation of laws
  • Strengthen the knowledge base on all forms of violence against women to inform policy and strategy development
  • Build and sustain strong multisectoral strategies, coordinated nationally and locally
  • Allocate adequate resources and funding
  • Recommendations at the international level
  • Intergovernmental level
  • United Nations system --
  • 8.
  • Conclusion and recommendations
  • Conclusion
  • End impunity and take action to address violence against women
  • Recommendations at the national level
  • Secure gender equality and protect women's human rights
  • Exercise leadership to end violence against women
  • Close the gaps between international standards and national laws, policies and practices
  • 3.
  • Prevention and responding to violence against women : the United Nations system--
  • 4.
  • Guidelines on violence against women by the specialized agencies and other bodies of the United Nations
  • 5.
  • Selected instruments of law, policy and practice on violence against women
  • 6.
  • Multi-country surveys on violence against women
  • 7.
  • Prevalence and incidence
  • Tables
  • 8.
  • World Health Organization ethical and safety recommendations for research on domestic violence against women
  • 9.
  • Issues that affect the comparability of data on violence against women
  • 10.
  • Examples of international and regional jurisprudence on violence against women
  • 11.
  • National laws on violence against women
  • 12.
  • One-stop centres
  • 1.
  • 13.
  • Duluth model of a coordinated community approach to domestic violence
  • Annex 1
  • Prevalence of physical assaults on women by a male partner
  • Annex 2
  • Costs of violence against women : selected studies generating a monetary estimate of costs
  • Sexual violence against women in conflict settings
  • Boxes
  • 1.
  • Definitions of violence against women
  • 2. The
  • Beijing Platform for Action
Control code
ocn127236267
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 190 p.
Isbn
9789211127034
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o127236267
  • (OCoLC)127236267

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