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Family Violence
Cycle of Violence, 2001). "There is an overlap of 30 to 60 percent between violence against children and violence against women in the same families" (In Harm's Way: Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment ... Violence, 1993-2001, 2003) "Relatives or intimates committed more than 1 in 4 of the murders and 1 in 10 of the incidents of nonlethal violence against persons age 65 or older" (Crimes Against ...

Domestic Violence
In FY 2001, $134 million is available for Domestic Violence/Battered Women's Shelters. The Violence Against Women Act The Violence Against Women ... More from this site

Environmentalists Against War
The Asian & Pacific Islander communities ... of our communities in different ways. War and militarism directly intensifies violence against women, including the superexploitation of women and their labor, including the sex trade. Youth, particularly poor and ...

Oak Foundation: Issues Affecting Women
Women Programme The programme focuses on: Addressing violence against women, including domestic violence, honour killings, and women in conflict and refugee situations; Preventing trafficking of women, especially among immigrant women ...

Oak Foundation: Issues Affecting Women Grants
KA-MER To coordinate the work of women's information centres throughout South-Eastern Turkey to intervene in potential cases of violence against women and honour killings; to create social ... women continue their lives in safety, and to influence formal policies which address violence against women. (Second year of two-year grant) Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights To combat domestic violence ... More from this site

International Women's Day
There is also a direct link between violence against women and terrorism and war. The Sept. 11 terrorists came from cultures where women are terrorized into submission. Top-down families where children learn that it is normal, even honorable, to use violence ...

The Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence
The principles upon which SAIV is founded can help us change this intolerable situation. Because intimate violence and international violence ... More from this site

PCI-Media Impact - Women's Empowerment and Development
According to the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), violence against women is “the most pervasive human rights violation that we know today.” It is the major cause of death and disability among women 16 to ...

Delegation Asks United Nations to Intervene on Violence Against Native Women | Indian Law Resource Center
Violence Against Women in Indian Country Task Force, Councilwoman Juana Majel Dixon from the Pauma-Yuima Band of Mission Indians, who chairs the National Congress of American Indians Task Force on Violence Against Native Women ... the United States about violence against Native women.  Native women are victims of rape and sexual violence at a much higher rate than any other women in the United ...

The violence associated with displacement, devaluation and disempowerment takes the form of intensive violence, increasing incidences of rape, the epidemic of female foeticide, and growth in trafficking of women. Women ...

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