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[Executive Summary] Women in an Insecure World

31 December, 2004


Table of Contents - for the Executive Summary

Slaughtering Eve

The roots of violence against women

Violence against women is a violation of human rights

The scope of violence against women in daily life

Violence against women in armed conflict and in post-conflictsituations

The role of the state and the security sector

Women responding to violence, women building peace

Action to stop violence against women: what next?

Key recommendations


This is the Executive Summary version of the book "Women in an Insecure World."

The full printed version is available for purchase from DCAF. There is no electronic version of the entire book; only the Executive Summary is available as a freely downloadable PDF file.

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