Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against women's activism

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September 16, 2013

Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against women's activism

This chapter is from a book “Ending Violence against Women: A Challenge for Development”, the book was written by Francine Pickup with Suzanne Williams and Caroline Sweetman and published by Oxfam GB.
An integrated response: human rights and development Violence, rape, prostitution, insecurity are issues that have not been touched by Oxfam or other organisations in Darfur. It is an area that ‘does not exist’. Oxfam is absolutely not in a position to think of approaching such topics in the foreseeable future … [it] would be meddling and intrusion by amateurs, and likely to add to the problems.

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