Violence Against Women: A Briefing Document on International Issues and Responses

September 16, 1999

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An introduction to the issue of violence against women, this document summarises the international context; definitions and key concepts; the scale of violence against women internationally; the impact of violence on women’s lives; the connections to development, and five stages of response.

Available from: The Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit Free, £1.00 p&p

Also from: The British Council: www.britishcouncil.org