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Guidance note on campus violence prevention and response UN Women

Contributor(s): Ending Violence Against Women Section, UN Women.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Ending Violence Against Women Section, UN Women, 2018Description: electronic document (40 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): ADOLESCENT RELATIONSHIP ABUSE | ADOLESCENTS | DATING VIOLENCE | INTERVENTION | PERPETRATORS | PREVENTION | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | SUPPORT SERVICES | TERTIARY EDUCATION | TERTIARY STUDENTS | VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE | YOUNG PEOPLE | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMENOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: This guidance note offers practical direction for addressing violence against women (VAW) on university and other tertiary education institution campuses. It presents a series of actions that tertiary institutions can take to: (1) ensure an enabling institutional environment to prevent and respond to VAW; (2) address the needs of survivors through the provision of adequate services; and (3) prevent violence at multiple levels. "The note is intended to support universities and university administrators, UN staff working with universities in this area, civil society partners, students and other relevant stakeholders - particularly in middle- and low income countries where there are few resources for addressing VAW. UN Women recognizes that addressing violence on campuses requires comprehensive efforts embedded within larger national, local and community strategies to address VAW and achieve gender equality." (From page 7). Record #6156
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This guidance note offers practical direction for addressing violence against women (VAW) on university and other tertiary education institution campuses. It presents a series of actions that tertiary institutions can take to: (1) ensure an enabling institutional environment to prevent and respond to VAW; (2) address the needs of survivors through the provision of adequate services; and (3) prevent violence at multiple levels.

"The note is intended to support universities and university administrators, UN staff working with universities in this area, civil society partners, students and other relevant stakeholders - particularly in middle- and low income countries where there are few resources for addressing VAW. UN Women recognizes that addressing violence on campuses requires comprehensive efforts embedded within larger national, local and community strategies to address VAW and achieve gender equality." (From page 7). Record #6156