Older Women's Lifelong Experience of Domestic Violence in Northern Ireland
Qualitative study of the impact of domestic abuse on the lives of women aged 50 and over. Explores the silence around domestic abuse of older women, attitudes of health and justice professionals, and consequences of abuse for long-term physical and mental health. Includes recommendations on service provision.
On Men and Violence
On Men and Violence
Written for the United Nations INSTRAW Virtual Seminar Series on Men's Roles and Responsibilities in Ending Gender-based Violence 2001, the paper highlights the importance of education and engaging men in VAW prevention.
Author: Robert Connell University of Sydney 2001
Opinion on an EU Stratergy on Violence Against Women and Girls
Published 7 Dec 2010
The opinion provides a definition and a set of recommendations intended to inform the EU Strategy on Violence against Women and Girls. The explanatory note to this opinion provides a background of the opinion and of violence against women and girls in Europe. It also expands on the recommendations providing more details of the context and means of implementation.
Read the report here.
Or (My Treasure)
Or (My Treasure) is a 2004 French-Israeli film starring Dana Ivgy in the title role of Or, a teenager who struggles to be responsible for her prostitute mother Ruthie, played by Ronit Elkabetz. It premiered on 14 May 2004 at the Cannes Film Festival.
DIRECTOR: Keren Yedaya
NOTABLE APPEARANCES: Dana Ivgy, Ronit Elkabetz
DATE OF RELEASE: 2004
COUNTRY: France, Isreal
LANGUAGE: Hebrew, English subtitles
Out of Mind, Out of Sight: Breaking down the barriers to understanding child sexual exploitation
This report provides an outline of trends, themes and patterns based on an intensive six month period of research into child sexual exploitation. It acknowledges the challenges faced by agencies working with victims of child sexual abuse, but also identifies serious weaknesses and makes recommendations to improve practice in safeguarding victims and improving criminal justice outcomes.
Out of place: The policing and criminalisation of sexually exploited girls and young women
A new report Out of place: The policing and criminalisation of sexually exploited girls and young women released today (10 July 2012) by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveals that many sexually exploited girls commit crime to try and escape the men who exploit them or as a cry for help, and the charity is calling for local agencies to link together and develop new strategies to protect them.
PACT with Business
Zero Tolerance has developed the PACT programme for businesses in Scotland.
Paying the Price: A Consulations Paper on Prostitution
A consultation paper on prostitution presenting a summary of Home Office research, key statistics, and approaches in other EU countries.
Pick Your Battle: a practical guide to social activism
The guide includes:
* Suggestions for thinking up smart, responsible solutions to base your activism around
* Practical guides to raising awareness, forming groups, lobbying decision makers, staging protests, volunteering and working with the media
* Cautionary advice about working with statistics, research, and guidance on finding compelling evidence to back up your goals
* A “When Things Go Wrong” section details some barriers and common criticisms you’ll come across
Picking up the pieces: domestic violence and child contact
In 1997 Rights of Women published a research report Contact between children and violent fathers: in whose best interests? (Anderson, 1997). Our findings then indicated that mothers in child contact proceedings felt that their views about the risks to themselves and their children of contact with violent fathers were marginalised by professionals in the family justice system.