Stop Violence Against Women: It’s in our hands. Summary

The experience or threat of violence affects the lives of women everywhere, cutting across boundaries of wealth, race and culture. This 12-page leaflet summarises ACT 77/001/2004 and covers: A human rights scandal; Roots of violence; Multiple jeopardy; Long-tern damage, widespread harm; Violence unchecked; Accountability; The human rights framework; Amnesty International’s campaign and Agenda for Change at global, international, national and local levels.

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