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Special Collection

Special Collection
August 2012

Ending Violence Against Women Globally: International policies, programs, and approaches

Author(s): Sheetal Rana
This special collection brings together selected documents that focus on international policies, programs, and approaches to prevent and intervene in violence against women.

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  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 2016

The Intersectionality of Forced Marriage with Other Forms of Abuse in the United States

Author(s): Casey Swegman
This Applied Research paper provides information and research on forced marriage in the United States and its intersections with child abuse, sexual assault and rape, domestic and family violence, stalking, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and human trafficking. The research demonstrates that forced marriage is a serious but neglected problem in this country, and despite many advocates’ best efforts, survivors of forced marriage and those at risk continue to fall through the cracks of the systems and programs set up to protect individuals from abuse.
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  • General Material
March 2015

Female Genital Cutting Fact Sheet

This fact sheet gives answers to frequently asked questions regarding female genital mutilation.
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  • General Material
January 2014

UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change

This report documents activities of the Joint Program in its fifth year of implementation in 15 African countries: Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.
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  • General Material
November 2013

Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

This media guide includes considerations and guidance for anyone setting out to interview survivors. The tips are organized into stages of preparation for the interview, during the interview, after the interview and special attention is given to ensuring the safety and security of interviewees.
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  • General Material
February 2012

Shafia Murders: Imams Issue Fatwa Against Honour Killings, Domestic Violence

Author(s): Paola Loriggio
This article highlights how the Canadian Muslim community responded by condemning honour killings, domestic violence and misogyny as "un-Islamic, following the murder convictions of an Islamic man and his son who were found guilty of killing four female family members in 2009.
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  • General Material
July 2011

International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues

Author(s): Luisa Blanchfield, Rhoda Margesson, Tiaji Salaam-Blyther, Nina M. Serafino, Liana Sun Wyler
This report addresses causes, prevalence, and consequences of violence against women. It provides examples of completed and ongoing U.S. activities that address VAW directly or include anti-VAW components, and it outlines possible policy issues for the 112th Congress, including: the scope and effectiveness of U.S. programs in addressing international VAW; further integrating anti-VAW programs into U.S. assistance and foreign policymechanisms; U.S.
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  • General Material
June 2011

A Different World is Possible: A call for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Somali Cerise
This report from the UK calls for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls. In particular, it asks schools and other educational institutions to play their part.
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  • General Material
January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

Author(s): Ute Rösemann, Branislava Marvanová Vargová, Regina Webhofer
This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
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  • General Material
February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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  • General Material
August 2009

A Call to Act: Engaging Religious Leaders and Communities in Addressing Gender-based Violence and HIV

Author(s): Britt Herstad
This document offers information and guidance to religious leaders, communities, and institutions on gender-based violence and HIV, why they should address the issues, and how they can address them through specific activities and approaches.