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Violence against Women   Tags: crime., gender, gender discrimination, gender gap, gender inequality, violence, women  

This guide brings web and library resources on Violence against Women.
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Violence against women is a human rights violation. Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and women. Violence against women impacts on, and impedes, progress in many areas, including poverty eradication, combating HIV/AIDS, and peace and security.


This guide brings data, information and knowledge sources on Violence Against Women  together in one unique finding tool. The links to third party websites do not imply endorsement by the UNECA.


Promise to end Women Violence


Ban Ki-moon (UN Secretary-General) on the occasion of International Women's Day 2016


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