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

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June 2011

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

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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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January 2011

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

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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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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

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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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August 2009

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

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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.
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April 2009

A Guide to Programming Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response Activities

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This guide is intended to provide practical recommendations for USAID staff and presents a framework for addressing gender-based violence globally.
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January 2009

CAADA Domestic Abuse, Stalking and 'Honour'-based Violence (DASH) Risk Identification Checklist

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This checklist is a consistent and simple to use tool for practitioners who work with victims of domestic abuse in order to help them identify those who are at high risk of harm and whose cases should be referred to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) meeting in order to manage the risk.
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January 2009

15 Years of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences (1994-2009) - A Critical Review

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This review takes stock of the achievements of 15 years of work on the VAW mandate, which has produced an impressive collection of annual reports, country mission reports, and communication reports comprising many communications to and from governments.
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January 2009

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH, 2009) Risk Identification and Assessment and Management Model

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This document describes the DASH risk assessment tool that was designed for practitioners who work with victims of domestic abuse in the UK in order to help them identify those who are at high risk of harm.
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February 2008

Asylum Law and Female Genital Mutilation: Recent Developments

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The federal courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) have classified female genital mutilation (FGM) as a form of persecution, which can be used as the basis for a successful asylum claim. However, recent developments in this area of law have created a split between the federal courts and the BIA over the treatment of applicants who have already endured FGM. Federal courts that have addressed FGM acknowledge past infliction of FGM as a basis for fear of persecution, while the BIA rejects this position. This article summarizes the legal controversy surrounding FGM and asylum.
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January 2008

Eliminating Female genital mutilation: An interagency statement

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This resource explains what FGM is and detail some of its consequences. It also calls on agencies and communities to develop, strengthen, and support specific and concrete actions directed towards ending female genital mutilation.
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January 2002

Violence in the Home is a Global Phenomenon: Immigrant and Refugee Power and Control Wheel

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An adaptation of the Power & Control Wheel, this illustration describes abusive tactics that batterers use to control their victims, focusing on how they may be experienced by battered immigrant and refugee women.
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Female Genital Mutilation in the U. S. Factsheet

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This factsheet gives a brief overview of federal laws against FGM in the United States and also lists state laws against FGM.