Package of essentials for addressing violence against women
Violence against women and girls is one of the most universal and pervasive human rights violations in the world, of pandemic proportions, with country data showing that about one third of women in the world report experiencing physical or sexual violence at some point in their lifetime, mainly by their partners.
UN Women provides knowledge-based policy and programming guidance to a diverse array of stakeholders at international, regional and country levels often partnering with other UN agencies and stakeholders. UN Women’s work is broadly focused on a comprehensive approach to ending violence against women and girls that addresses legislation and policies, prevention, services for survivors, research and data.
The briefs included in this package aim to summarize in a concise and friendly way, for advocates, programmers and policy makers, the essential strategies for addressing violence against women. In addition to the general strategies, individual briefs have been developed with specific focus areas, including: prevention, services, the world of work, sports and media. The last brief includes a compilation of resources developed by UN Women and partners to end violence against women and girls.
- 10 essentials for addressing violence against women
- 10 essentials for addressing campus violence
- 10 essentials to address violence against women and girls in and through sports
- 10 essentials to address violence against women and girls in and through the media
- 10 essentials for prevention of violence against women
- 10 essentials for service provision to survivors of violence against women
- Ending violence and harassment against women in the world of work
- Ending violence against women key reference documents
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Languages available: English, French, Spanish
UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters
Publication year: 2016
Number of pages: 16
Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)