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This book provides university students, policy makers, activists, public health workers, clinicians, and lay citizens alike with a vivid overview of the scope of the problem of gender-based violence worldwide, as well as a sense of the important work now underway to eradicate it. An integration of a vast range of data and insights from all the major disciplines that have contributed to our understanding of this problem, this book is invaluable as a classroom text. The authors have been guided throughout this work by the desire to contribute a document that would move the current international discourse along by providing an historical, interdisciplinary overview that is at once critical, constructive, and visionary.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 IIntroduction The Globalization of the Effort to Eradicate Gender-Based Violence Part 3 PART I GLOBAL PREVALENCE OF GENDER-BASEDINEQUALITY AND VIOLENCE Chapter 4 1. Confronting Structural Violence against Women and Girls:The Principle and Practice of Gender Equality Chapter 5 2. Sexual Violence against Women and Girls Chapter 6 3. Physical Abuse Part 7 PART II CULTURALLY SANCTIONED FORMS OF VIOLENCE Chapter 8 4. Culture, Traditional Practices, and Gender-Based Violence Part 9 PART III EFFORTS TO ERADICATE GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE Chapter 10 Chapter 5: The Role Of Education Chapter 11 6 The Authenticity Project Chapter 12 7 The Development of Emotional Competence Chapter 13 8 The Role of Men in Eradicating Gender-Based Violence Chapter 14 9 Why Have Hope? Some Final Reflections on the GlobalCampaign to Eradicate Gender-Based Violence Chapter 15 Appendix A Declaration on the Elimination of Violenceagainst Women Chapter 16 Appendix B Convention on the Elimination of All Formsof Discrimination against Women Chapter 17 Appendix C Draft Convention against Sexual Exploitation(January 1994) Chapter 18 Appendix D Summary of the Global Platform for Actionand the Beijing Declaration Chapter 19 Appendix E Mission Statement for the Authenticity Project 20 Notes 21 Index