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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault in the U.S.: A Human Rights Based Approach & Practice Guide

General Material
Published Date
August, 2014

The guide provides an overview of human rights law’s approach to addressing gender-based violence. Specifically, the guide focuses on the “due diligence” standard and provides a comprehensive framework to address human rights violations in a systemic and proactive manner. The guide also explains the human rights principles in the U.S. context, offers several resources on human rights and gender-based violence, including U.S. government and NGO reports and recommendations related to eradicating gender-based violence.