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Guidance note : preventing violence against women in politics Leadership and Governance Section, UN Women

Contributor(s): UN Women.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : UN Women, 2021Description: electroncic document (42 pages) ; PDF file.Subject(s): GENDER | INTERVENTION | MEDIA | POLITICS | PREVENTION | SEXUAL HARASSMENT | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | INTERNATIONALOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: This guidance note provides technical advice to UN Women and country teams on how they can support Member States to address violence against women in politics, an internationally recognized violation of, and deterrent to, women’s political participation. The guidance note focuses on women in politics but it applies to violence against women in public life more broadly, including that perpetrated against women human rights defenders, journalists, and those active in civil society and other areas of public life. (From the website). Record #7266
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Published July 2021

This guidance note provides technical advice to UN Women and country teams on how they can support Member States to address violence against women in politics, an internationally recognized violation of, and deterrent to, women’s political participation.

The guidance note focuses on women in politics but it applies to violence against women in public life more broadly, including that perpetrated against women human rights defenders, journalists, and those active in civil society and other areas of public life. (From the website). Record #7266

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