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Domestic Violence Awareness in Cameroon: A Project by ICRIDEV

The international Centre for Research, Inter-Religious Dialogue and Development joins the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon to say “No to Domestic Violence”. It is an issue of concern…

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Safety and Violence

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? justice and order in cities. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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Democratization and Political Participation: The Situation Room

In this chapter, Elizabeth Prügl discusses an initiative that has proliferated in Africa called the Women’s Situation Room. It responds to election violence associated with the process of…

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Gendered Experiences of Disaster

There is very little information about who makes up the casualties of disasters, but some have suggested that women are 14 times more likely to die during an event in unequal societies. This is most…

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Culture vs. Rights: The Case of Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is considered a violence against women, and it seeks to subjugate women by taking away sexual urges and controlling them by removing sexual pleasure. This practice is…

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Root Causes and Lived Realities: Violence Against Women and Girls

Violence against women can be seen on three levels: the international, national, and intimate levels. We can look at psychological as well as patriarchal factors, and find the root causes behind…

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Advancements in Women's Rights

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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The Gender Agenda in the UN Human Rights Framework

The terms “sexual” and “sexual abuse” were avoided at the inter-governmental level until 1999 with the Convention of the Rights of the Child and provisions related to Sexual…

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Social Communication for Social Change

Sarah Bradshaw argues that if we want to change rates of violence, we have to change the way violence is understood and change attitudes about violence in society. In Nicaragua, a feminist…

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Conceptualizations of Violence and Legal Frameworks

1 in 3 women will suffer from or feel threatened by violence, including sexual violence and the fear of violence. This is not confined to a particular region or culture. Often women suffer in silence…

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