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Women and the politics of violence

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Published by Shakti Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Crimes against -- India.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed articles on crimes against women in India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Taisha Abraham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.W65 W645 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3590321M
      ISBN 108124108471
      LC Control Number2002292785

      Get this from a library! Gender and political violence: women changing the politics of terrorism. [Candice D Ortbals; Lori Poloni-Staudinger] -- "This book explores the role of gender in political conflicts worldwide, specifically the intersection between gender and terrorism. Political violence has historically been viewed as a male domain. (shelved 6 times as domestic-violence) avg rating — 74, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

        The number of women Heads of State or Heads of Government fell from 19 to 17 since , and progress in the number of women in parliament continues to be slow, according to .   Violence against women in politics is not a new phenomenon. Women who seek political power have always faced resistance. Yet as more and more women around the world run for office, claiming their right to equal participation (as enshrined in the United Nations CEDAW convention), the backlash has intensified and become more visible.

      Cambridge Core - Human Rights - Conflict-Related Violence against Women - by Aisling SwaineCited by: 1. Violence!against!womenin!politics(VAWIP)isviolen cethat!occurs!within!thepolitical!sphere! but!that!sused!to!reinforcetraditional!social!and!political! structures by targeting women! leaders! who! challenge patriarchy and! the! prevailing social!File Size: 2MB.


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