2 edition of Violence against women found in the catalog.
Violence against women
Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-199) and index.
|Statement||edited by K. Uma Devi.|
|Contributions||Uma Devi, K.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1742 .V56 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 207 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||207|
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The sexual violence fragments in the book do not define the characters; what defines the characters is the way they assert themselves over and above what happened in their lives.
Violence against women is rooted in gender inequality. Programs to reduce intimate partner violence need to address risk factors at multiple levels. Violence against women is preventable. History of violence in childhood Parenting programmes to prevent child maltreatment Male control.
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