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Report of the non-governmental organizations (NGO) fair: ninth conference of spouses of heads of state and government of the Ame
The Ninth Conference brought together international and non-governmental organizations in order to strengthen mechanisms for cooperation among stakeholders regarding women's and child health, education, violence and increased participation by women and children in society.
Published: 1999
School-based violence prevention programs: a resource manual
Reviews and presents school-based violence prevention programs that are relevant for girls and boys,, young women and young men. (See Details)
Published: 2002
You deserve to be safe: a guide for girls with disabilities
Discusses specific problems of violence and abuse that girls with many different types of disabilities may experience. Categorizes and defines different types of violence and abuse. Discusses why abuse may happen and offers advice as well as lists organizations that girls can turn to for help. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Aggressive girls: overview paper
Summarizes recent research on girls who exhibit aggressive and violent behaviours. Defines relevant terms, outlines factors which may contribute to girls' aggression and violence, and presents ideas for preventing these behaviours. (See Details)
Published: 2002
World report on violence and health
Describes the magnitude and impact of violence through out the world. Includes such topics as youth violence, child abuse, abuse of the elderly, sexual violence and collective violence. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Expanding our understanding of gendered violence: violence against trans people and loved ones
Argues that a significant barrier to trans survivors and loved ones accessing anti-violence and related services is the adherence to conventional definitions of gender. States that a solid understanding of trans-specific issues is necessary for anti-violence agencies. Includes strategies for inclusion for anti-violence agencies in order for them to be competent to provide services to trans people. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Abuse of the elderly: a manual for the development of multidisciplinary teams
Presents the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) approach to dealing with particularly challenging cases of elder abuse. MDT reflects the multi-faceted nature of elder abuse and requires the participation of a broader representation of professionals in the community such as a lawyer, a banker and/or a member of the clergy. This manual provides information and guidance on how to establish and conduct a multidisciplinary team.
Published: 1994
Types of Abuse and Neglect
Outlines the different types of abuse and neglect of older adults, including physical, emotional, financial, sexual, and spiritual. (See Details)
Published: 2006
World report on violence and health: summary
Summarizes WHO's World Report on Violence and Health. See report for full abstract. (See Details)
Published: 2002
The economic dimensions of interpersonal violence
Examines the economic dimensions of interpersonal violence in a variety of socioeconomic and cultural settings, and the effects of economic conditions such as poverty, income inequality, structural adjustment, and social investment. (See Details)
Published: 2004