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FGM / Honor Killings / Forced Marriage / Acid Attacks Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 25  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
August 2012

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

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

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Global Study on Homicide: Gender-Related Killing of Women and Girls

Publisher(s):
Homicide represents the most extreme form of violence against women, a lethal act on a continuum of gender-based discrimination and abuse. This report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is intended to raise awareness, increase understanding, and inform efforts to prevent and end violence against women and gender-related killings.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2017

Factsheet: Statistics on Gender-Based Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Publisher(s):
This factsheet provides fully-cited statistics on gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 2016

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2015

What do advocates need to know about forced marriage in the U.S.?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
A forced marriage, by definition, takes place without the full and free consent of one or both parties, and typically involves force, coercion, and deception. NRCDV's July 2015 TA Question of the Month examines the intersection of forced marriage and domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2015

Female Genital Cutting Fact Sheet

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet gives answers to frequently asked questions regarding female genital mutilation.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

The "Kingston Mills Murder" and the Construction of "Honor Killings"

Author(s):
This article addresses the ways in which some acts of violence against women are often characterized as "honor killings," and asserts that this a form of labeling other "Others" as being backward and inherently more violent than western cultures. The author stresses the importance of rejecting this narrative.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

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

Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2013

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

Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2012

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2011

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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.