Ending Violence Against Women

Violence Against Women and Girls in India - As citizens and human beings, women and girls have inviolable rights to a life of dignity and freedom, both from violence and the fear of violence. Families, communities and countries have to pay monetary and social costs of violence as women and girls cannot access basic rights to education, skill development and employment.

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Languages available: English

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; India

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Human rights

Resource type: Brochures

Publication year: 2013

Number of pages: 8

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)