Violence against Women: The International Legal Response

Citation:

Chinkin, Christine. 1995. “Violence against Women: The International Legal Response.” Gender & Development 3 (2): 23–8.

Author: Christine Chinkin

Abstract:

In demanding the right to be free from violence, women are claiming what they are entitled to. Violence against women must be seen as a human-rights issue, and legal instruments created and enforced to guarantee protection for women.

Topics: Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, International Law, International Human Rights, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights

Year: 1995

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