RESPECT women – Preventing violence against women

RESPECT women – Preventing violence against women

Violence against women is a major public health problem rooted in gender inequality, and is a gross violation of women’s human rights affecting the lives and health of millions of women and girls. Aiming to end violence against women, a package/framework with infographics on prevention of violence against women - RESPECT – Preventing violence against women: A framework for policymakers, was developed, based on the UN framework for action to prevent violence against women from 2015 and updated new evidence.

Strategy summaries:

R – elationship skills strengthened
 – mpowerment of women
S – ervices ensured
 – overty reduced
 – nvironments made safe
 – hild and adolescent abuse prevented
 – ransformed attitudes, beliefs, and norms

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Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa
Resource type(s): Policy papers
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