UWE and Bristol Fawcett with. Saturday, January 17 2009. Annette Lawson [email protected] ; www.nawo.org.uk. What’s the Problem? ‘an undeclared war against women’ Trevor Phillips, Chair EHRC.
Saturday, January 17 2009
[EVAW, Realising Rights, Fulfilling Obligations]
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experience violence committed by their intimate
a result of domestic violence.
United Nations appoints
Special Rapporteurs under Human Rights e.g. on:
See her Mandate at:
Yakin Ertürk, UN Special Rapporteur on
Violence Against Women
with two delegates to Consultation
with European NGOs, January 2007
• Governments pass legislation that is gender neutral and implement policies as if there were no inequality in the perpetration of violence
• Such policies are too inclined to lose focus on views, experiences, concerns of women.
the UN definition
indicators; not only incidence and numbers of victims
of violence but perpetrators in order to understand who
they were and what kind of violence they used
Shpresa Banja, Albania
Renee Laviera, Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations