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Violence against women and children

Jacquelyn W. White

Violence against women and children

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Published by American Psychological Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Jacquelyn W. White, Mary P. Koss, and Alan E. Kazdin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.W65 V5216 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538515M
ISBN 101433809125, 1433809133
ISBN 109781433809125, 9781433809132
LC Control Number2010023861

  Violence against women is perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and it is perhaps the most pervasive. It knows no boundaries of geography, culture or wealth. As long as it continues, we cannot claim to be making real progress towards equality, development and peace.


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