Violence against women / Kathryn Roberts, book editor
Book | Greenhaven Publishing | 2019
Available at WCTC Social Issues Collection (33932000854872)
199 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Violence against women around the world. 1960s Feminism shines a light on violence against women / Tavaana ; In Latin America femicide rates are higher / Celeste Saccomano ; In India it's entirely legal for a man to rape his wife / Katie Dallas ; Dowry demands constitute domestic violence / Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence Against Women and Girls ; In Asia and Africa, there is a "missing women" problem / Debraj Ray -- Societal causes and effects of violence against women. In the United States African American women are more likely to be victims of domestic violence / Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community ; In Guatemala women are killed for being women / Kelsey Alford-Jones ; In Israel colonialization brings danger to Palestinian women / Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian & Suhad Daher-Nashif ; In El Salvador women are not protected against violence / Angelika Albaladejo ; In South Africa women are not granted control of their health / Pieter Fourie -- Religion and violence against women. In Turkey a change in consciousness is needed to stop honor killings / Zulfu Livaneli ; Eradicate violence against women in the Church / Graham Hill ; In Afghanistan women who oppose traditional order meet with violence / Clancy Chassay ; In Nigeria a terror group kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls / Mathieu Guidère -- How to stop violence against women around the world. In Mexico public transportation is a threatening environment for women / Bianca Bianchi Alves and Karla Dominguez Gonzalez ; Sex segregation fails to address the root of sexual harassment / Holly Kearl ; In the United States respecting women's health will address the rising maternal mortality rate / Annalisa Merilli ; In Afghanistan, Palestine, South Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Bangladesh, men are being taught to change social norms / Lori Heise -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact.
Roberts, Kathryn, 1990- editor.
9781534503922 (library bound)