Violence Against Girls within the Home in Africa

  • Violence Against Children
Pages: 19
Year of Publication: 2006
Country: Africa

In 1993, the United Nations (UN) defined violence against women as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion,  or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or private life.” These acts include sexual violence such as rape or unwanted touching; physical violence such as stabbing or punching; or psychological such as threats or repeated insults.

Language: English
Published by: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
Author: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)
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