Preventing violence against women and children : workshop summary / Deepali M. Patel, rapporteur ; Forum on Global Violence Prevention, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Violence against women and children is a serious public health concern, with costs at multiple levels of society. Although violence is a threat to everyone, women and children are particularly susceptible to victimization because they often have fewer rights or lack appropriate means of protection....

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Main Author: Patel, Deepali (rapporteur.)
Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Global Violence Prevention (sponsoring body.), Workshop on Preventing Violence Against Women and Children
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2011]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The co-ocurrence of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence
  • Paradigm shifts and changing social norms in violence prevention
  • The state of prevention research in low-and middle-income countries
  • Violence prevention among multiple sectors
  • Papers on research in preventing violence against women and children
  • Papers on global partnerships and government initiatives
  • Papers on preventive interventions.