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Responding to Domestic Violence: A Resource Guide for UN Personnel in Nepal
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Domestic violence is one of the most common and least visible forms of violence. It has devastating consequences not only for the lives of those abused but also for their families, communities and societies more broadly. It is one of the most pressing human rights issues across the world; and yet it remains hidden, the shame and stigma making it difficult for survivors to talk about their suffering and to seek help. According to Nepal's National Demographic Health Survey (2016), 84 percent of ever-married women who have experienced physical violence report their current husbands as the perpetrators, while for 11 percent of women it is their former husband.
Publisher:
UNWOMEN ,   (2021 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
CONJUGAL VIOLENCE, DOWRY-RELATED VIOLENCE, FAMILY VIOLENCE, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, VIOLENCE, CHILD ABUSE, ASSAULT AND BATTERY, BATTERED WOMEN, CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON, FAMILY DISINTEGRATION, GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, HONOUR KILLINGS, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, VIOLENCE, SEXUAL VIOLENCE, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, HONOUR KILLINGS, BATTERED WOMEN, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,FORCED PROSTITUTION,GENDER DISCRIMINATION,RAPE,RAPE VICTIMS,SEX CRIMES,SEXUAL HARASSMENT,WOMEN IN ARMED CONFLICTS
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 UNWOMEN : Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Thesaurus:
14.05.03  -  Social Development
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