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Covid-19 and VAWG: Resources for Women’s Specialist Support Services, Organisations & Researchers

04/05/2020Studies, Analyses, Reports
In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, research shows that vulnerability and precarity of women and girls exacerbate during times of crises. Here you will find continuously updated information and materials to better understand the impact of Covid-19 in the field of violence against...

Afghan TV presenter Mena Mangal shot in Kabul | RFERL

13/05/2019News
Afghan politicians and women's rights activists are demanding justice after a political adviser and former prominent TV presenter was murdered in broad daylight. According to her family, it was a case of intimate-partner violence.
Afghanistan - VAW

Silence is Violence: End the Abuse of Women in Afghanistan | UNAMA, OHCHR

08/07/2009Studies, Analyses, Reports
The report seeks to put back on the agenda some of the issues pertaining to the enjoyment of all human rights by all Afghan women that are being increasingly ignored. The problems identified in this report require further discussion and public debate.

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence | WHO

19/11/2017Official Data, Facts, Statistics
Population-level surveys based on reports from victims provide the most accurate estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence: 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner
Global - VAW

Global Plan of Action: Health Systems Address Violence Against Women and Girls | WHO

19/03/2016Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This booklet includes a popular version of the violence against women and girls section of "The global plan of action" to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence.
Global - VAW

Handbook for Legislation on Violence Against Women| Cambridge University Press

26/11/2013Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
The Handbook serves as a useful tool in supporting efforts to provide justice, support, protection and remedies to victims and to hold perpetrators accountable. It first outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks.