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Monday, April 2, 2007
Forms of violence against women
Violence against women takes various forms and it is committed in different degrees. However, violence is violence and the sooner people recognize that the better.
1. Sexual violence as weapon of war.
2. Pre-natal sex selection.
3. Female genital mutilation/cutting.
4. Date rape
5. Bride burning/dowry related violence.
6. Child marriage.
7. Female trafficking.
8. Domestic violence.
9. Honor/passion crimes.
10.Abduction.
11. Bride kidnapping.
12. Sexual harassment at work.
13. Physical/emotional violence by an intimate partner.
14. Exploitation of domestic workers.
15. Femicide.
16. Forced sterilization/coercive reproductive practice.
posted by Fikirte @ 5:31 PM  
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