International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues

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This report addresses causes, prevalence, and consequences of violence against women. It provides examples of completed and ongoing U.S. activities that address VAW directly or include anti-VAW components. It outlines possible policy issues for the 112th Congress, including the scope and effectiveness of U.S. programs in addressing international VAW; further integrating anti-VAW programs into U.S. assistance and foreign policy mechanisms; U.S. funding for anti-VAW activities worldwide, particularly in light of the global financial crisis, economic recession, and subsequent calls to reduce the U.S. budget deficit; and strengthening U.S. government coordination of anti-VAW activities.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 14, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Blanchfield, Luisa

Specialist in International Relations

Creator (Author):
Margesson, Rhoda

Specialist in International Humanitarian Policy

Creator (Author):
Salaam-Blyther, Tiaji

Specialist in Global Health

Creator (Author):
Serafino, Nina M.

Specialist in International Security Affairs

Creator (Author):
Wyler, Liana Sun

Analyst in International Crime and Narcotics

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: April 14, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report addresses causes, prevalence, and consequences of violence against women. It provides examples of completed and ongoing U.S. activities that address VAW directly or include anti-VAW components. It outlines possible policy issues for the 112th Congress, including the scope and effectiveness of U.S. programs in addressing international VAW; further integrating anti-VAW programs into U.S. assistance and foreign policy mechanisms; U.S. funding for anti-VAW activities worldwide, particularly in light of the global financial crisis, economic recession, and subsequent calls to reduce the U.S. budget deficit; and strengthening U.S. government coordination of anti-VAW activities.

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33 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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