Combating gender violence in and around schools

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Published by Trentham in Stoke on Trent, UK .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Girls -- Crimes against -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Children -- Crimes against -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • School violence -- Cross-cultural studies

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

Statementedited by Fiona Leach and Claudia Mitchell
ContributionsLeach, Fiona E., Mitchell, Claudia
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 250 p.: ill.; 25 cm.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22768333M
ISBN 101858563887
ISBN 109781858563886

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We have ignored for too long what goes on in the school environment. The sad fact is that schools are not always the child-friendly places we expect them to be.

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Its publication coincides with that of a two-year global study for the United Nations on violence against children.

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Claudia Mitchell is a Distinguished James McGill Professor in the Department of Integrated studies with the Faculty of Education at McGill University, and an Honorary Professor in the School of Education at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, where she established the Centre for Visual Methodologies for Social Change.

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Promoting gender equality to prevent violence against women Series of briefings on violence prevention This briefing for advocates, programme designers and implementers and others is one of a seven-part series on the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence.

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This type of violence is due to gender norms and can include verbal abuse, bullying, sexual abuse, harassment and other types of is widely spread around the world and is common in many societies. 9 Gender violence in schools: taking the ‘girls-as-victims’ discourse forward Fiona Leach and Sara Humphreys 10 Gender-based violence in and around schools in conflict and humanitarian contexts Jackie Kirk 11 Reducing poverty and upholding human rights: a pragmatic approach Meena Poudel and Ines Smyth.

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Sexuality education and the prevention of sexual violence Peter Gordon Independent consultant United Kingdom The need for sexuality education Far too few children and young people receive anything approaching adequate preparation for a safe and satisfying adult sexual life.

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