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Women"s victimisation in developing countries

Anna Alvazzi del Frate

Women"s victimisation in developing countries

by Anna Alvazzi del Frate

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Published by UNICRI in Rome, Italy .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Crimes against -- Developing countries.,
    • Wife abuse -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWomen"s victimization in developing countries, Victimisation des femmes dans les pays en développement
      StatementAnna Alvazzi del Frate, Angela Patrignani.
      SeriesIssues and reports,, 5, Issues & reports ;, 5.
      ContributionsPatrignani, Angela., United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6024.5 .I77 no. 5, HV6250.4.W65 .I77 no. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16, 16 p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL778593M
      LC Control Number97180015
      OCLC/WorldCa33487206

      Chapter 1 discusses the link between gender and poverty. Women are the majority of the poor due to cultural norms and values, gendered division of assets, and power dynamics between men and women. Indeed, women and girls bear an unequal burden of unpaid domestic responsibilities and are overrepresented in informal and precarious jobs.   Women Miners in Developing Countries book. Pit Women and Others. Women Miners in Developing Countries. DOI link for Women Miners in Developing Countries. Women Miners in Developing Countries book. Pit Women and Others. By Martha Macintyre. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 May

      thousand). The largest gender differences in victimization involve offenses committed in public places, where males have the highest rates of personal victim-izations. Native American females report higher rates of victimization in public places than do women of .   It's eye-opening, sad, bleak and compelling. The abuse and strength of women in developing and third world countries is told through the stories of individual women the authors have met. They plead the case for education and health care to make a difference. Here's a review that says it much better than I can: From Publishers Weekly Starred Review.

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