Afrobarometer surveys of Africans on gender-based violence This dispatch reports on a special survey module included in the Afrobarometer Round 9 (2021/2023) questionnaire to explore Africans’ experiences and perceptions of gender-based violence. Survey findings show that across Africa, GBV ranks as the most important women’s-rights issue that citizens want their government and society to address.
Available via Feminist_Library | Mixcloud3 recent episodes on key topics:On Intersectional Feminism by Feminist_Library | MixcloudDomestic Violence by Feminist_Library | MixcloudDecolonising the Curriculum by Feminist_Library | Mixcloud They include discussions with activists.
Attitudes to Domestic Violence in Low and Middle Income Countries: a multi-level approach to primary prevention
This project was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Future Research Leaders Awards and led by the University of Bristol. The three main aims of this study were to examine the prevalence and distribution of women’s and men’s acceptance of Intimate Partner violence in 49 low- and middle-income countries to identify systemic […]
Two shocking reports published this week. Breaking down the barriers – National Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Multiple Disadvantage, considered the experiences of women and domestic abuse. Investigating its links with other forms of disadvantage such as mental health poverty, racism and homophobia. The Commission was established by AVA (Against Violence & Abuse) […]
The UK web archive aims to preserve for posterity websites with UK domain addresses. It has a number of special themed collections. The Gender Equality section is subdivided into specialist sub-sections for body, gender identity, pay equality, suffrage, parenting, domestic abuse and equality in the workplace. 290 sites are currently being archived. It is possible […]
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According to new research from the World Bank Global and Regional Trends in Women’s legal protection against domestic violence and sexual harassment. It has listings of those countries which do not have laws protecting against sexual violence and domestic violence as well as analysis on trends in legislation between 2013-2017. Data sources and methodology are provided in […]
…according to the latest report issued by Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions (Gender-sensitive approach to arbitrary killings) – Advance unedited version. For UK statistics on the extent of domestic violence see this official data on ONS website and the domestic violence abuse statistics. The United Nations website quotes worldwide statistics. […]