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International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues [January 28, 2009]   [open pdf - 522KB]

From the Summary: "This report addresses causes, prevalence, and consequences of violence against women. It provides examples of U.S. activities that address VAW [violence against women] directly or include anti-VAW components. It outlines possible policy considerations for the 111th Congress, including the scope and effectiveness of U.S. programs; further integrating anti-VAW programs into U.S. assistance and foreign policy mechanisms; and strengthening U.S. government coordination of anti-VAW activities. Material relating to United Nations anti-VAW activities that previously appeared in this report is now published in CRS Report RL34518, 'United Nations System Efforts to Address Violence Against Women,' by Luisa Blanchfield."

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CRS Report for Congress, RL34438
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2009-01-28
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