Understanding violence against women, core messages for services, training, education and advocacy

Understanding violence against women, core messages for services, training, education and advocacy
Publisher
  • Philippine Commission on Women (PCW)
Published
2005
Topics
  • Violence against women
Availability
Electronic Copy, Room Use
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This booklet hopes to contribute to better understand the issues on Violence Against Women. This is a practical, relevant and handy ready reference on the nature of VAW, how it affects women and men’s lives, why it happen and some guidelines for those who help both victims/survivors and offenders.

  • What is VAW
  • Impact of VAW
  • Why VAW happens
  • Understanding the VAW survivor/victim
  • On the perpetrator
  • Responses to or forms of action to address VAW
  • Ethical considerations in addressing VAW
  • Ethical considerations in counseling
  • Ethical considerations in handling legal cases/investigation
  • Guidelines in dealing with the media