A life free of violence and discrimination is the right of every woman
An unprecedented number of countries have laws against domestic violence, sexual assault and other forms of violence. Challenges remain, however, in implementing these laws, limiting women’s and girls’ access to safety and justice. Gender-based violence also impacts economic productivity and growth as women are denied or unable to exercise basic rights of education, skill development and employment.
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Languages available: English
Resource type: Brochures
Publication year: 2014
Number of pages: 12
Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)