Overcoming Violence Against Women And Girls: The International Campaign To Eradicate A Worldwide Problem
Overcoming Violence against Women and Girls: The International Campaign to Eradicate a Worldwide Problem
This book provides university students, policy makers, activists, public health workers, clinicians, and lay citizens alike with a vivid overview of the scope of the problem of gender-based violence worldwide, as well as a sense of the important work now underway to eradicate it. An integration of a vast range of data and insights from all the major disciplines that have contributed to our understanding of this problem, this book is invaluable as a classroom text. The authors have been guided throughout this work by the desire to contribute a document that would move the current international discourse along by providing an historical, interdisciplinary overview that is at once critical, constructive, and visionary.
A compelling document illustrating the worldwide physical and mental abuses of women. Marrying the perspectives of thinkers, researchers, and practitioners, they offer statistics, stories, and cultural histories on their way toward issuing a call for action. Highly recommended. (CHOICE)
This book tells an important story powerfully and clearly. The story is important because it deals with one of the world's greatest current injustices which produces one of the...