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Namibian men against violence against women

Namibian men against violence against women

report on the national conference in Windhoek on 23-25 February 2000

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Published by The Centre in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namibia
    • Subjects:
    • Wife abuse -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Women -- Violence against -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Abusive men -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Violence in men -- Namibia -- Congresses.,
    • Sex role -- Namibia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementorganised by the Legal Assistance Centre ; funded by the Ford Foundation ... [et al.].
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsLegal Assistance Centre (Namibia), Ford Foundation., National Conference of Men against Violence against Women (2000 : Windhoek, Namibia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6626.23.N3 N364 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6863721M
      LC Control Number00378985

      What does it mean for men to join with women in preventing sexual assault and domestic violence? This book, based on life history interviews with men and women anti-violence activists, illuminates both the promise of men’s violence prevention work, as well as the strains and tensions that inhere, both for men as feminist allies, and for the women they work with. As cited in Ada Garcia, Sexual Violence Against Women: Contribution to a Strategy for Countering the Various Forms of Such Violence in the Council of Europe Member States. European Committee for Equality between Women and Men, Strasbourg, France,


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These norms categorically neglect women, hence they exacerbate men's desire to inflict more violence on women.

It is also believed that alcohol and drug abuse is among the chief causes of violence. Carefully organized and tightly edited, this insightful book considers potential causes of men's violence against women, utilizing a variety of theoretical perspectives.

It summarizes what is known about the multiple causes of men's violence against women and the importance of identifying men's risk factors in order to prevent future violence. Violence against women is one of the greatest human rights challenges faced by women in Namibia.

In a survey on domestic violence cases reported to the Namibian Police showed that more than one-fifth of all violent crime in Namibia occurs within the context of domestic relationships.

This study indicated that 86% of the victims in domestic violence cases which are reported to the police are female, while men File Size: KB. The White Ribbon Campaign was founded in Canada in and is now the largest worldwide effort of men working to end violence against women.

Dr Kaufman has been active for the past 20 years in working to improve relations betw een men and women and transform the lives of Size: KB. Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women: Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence: % (1) Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months: % (2) Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence: Official National Statistics Not Available.

Child Marriage: % (3). SISTER Namibia commemorates 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence from Friday. Gender-based violence is a universal problem of pandemic proportions.

PRESIDENT Hifikepunye Pohamba said he was ashamed by the high levels of gender-based violence and the hideous crimes committed against women by Namibian men. Main Navigation. VIOLENCE against women and children continue unabated in Namibia despite a deafening outcry from individuals and various organisations against the perpetration of violent crimes.

A total of THE Namibian recently published an article summarising some of the notable judgements that came from the courts in ('Delays erode justice in ', The Namibian, Friday, January 8). What may not. Namibia Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service Directory ©Legal Assistance Centre Gender Research & Advocacy Project Legal Assistance Centre PO Box Windhoek Namibia First published SeptemberSecond Edition ISBN File Size: 1MB.

Namibia Men for Change, Women’s Action for Development, the Legal Assistance Center and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence are beginning to gain momentum each year. Working in conjunction with the Ministries.

There is general consensus that both men and women are victims of gender based violence (GBV). However data shows that women and children are most often the victims particularly of physical and sexual violence.

According to a Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare (MGECW) study in over 40 percent of women aged in Namibia had been subjected to physical violence, compared to 27 percent of men 1. Sarafine has been receiving support from the gender-based violence unit.

The unit provides counselling and medical support, and is working with the courts to speed up the case against her violent partner. High levels Namibian men against violence against women book violence Gender-based violence is common in Namibia. Although it is difficult to get comprehensive data.

An award-winning investigative journalist provides a disturbing new look at an underreported type of domestic violence―the abuse of men. The first edition of Philip W. Cook's book, Abused Men: The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence (Praeger, ), drew attention and praise nationwide from individuals and from media, ranging from CNN and Fox network's The O'Reilly Factor to scholarly Cited by: Namibia Gender Analysis.

prepared by the. Legal Assistance Centre. Gender-based violence against children or nearly 70 more women than men in Namibia. The sex balance is until at which point the proportion of women slowly increases. The sex differences increase in the older age. Of particular concern is the sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) especially intimate partner violence against women and girls, sexual violence by non-partners and femicide.

The Namibia Demographic Health Survey () indicates that 33 per cent of ever married women aged years have experienced physical, sexual, and/ or emotional. Namibia has a high rate of domestic violence, particularly against women and children. Rape and murder cases are frequent.

The number of rape cases reported annually was estimated to be between and 1, inand domestic violence is primarily done by men against women.

A NAMIBIA FIT FR CILDREN Prevention of violence against children and women The situation Namibia is grappling with endemic levels of violence against children and women.

Every day women, girls and boys are beaten, assaulted or raped, often by people they know. Violence not only scars the survivor for life, it also hinders economic. This book moves full circle in its coverage of the topic as it explores the silent epidemic of men’s violence against women, the grave consequences of this violence on both individuals and society, and the historical and current foundations that serve to both criminalize 5/5(1).

Seeking solutions for gender-based violence - Crime - Namibian Sun Zephania Kameeta issued a statement in which he expressed his shock and dismay over the gruesome murders and rapes and violence against women and children.

Subscribe for the Namibian Sun Confirm your subscription and unlock all content. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES IN NAMIBIA from violence. It is an inescapable fact that men are responsible for most of the violent crime in our society.

Most domestic violence crimes reported to the police are committed responded indicated that violence against women and. The National Conference on Men Against Violence Against Women in Namibia, held in Februarybrought men from all walks of life in Namibia together to develop strategies of how men in Namibia can sensitize fellow men to the problem of VAW.

The Namibian Men for Change (NAMEC) was brought into life after the National by: 2. Namibia is grappling with endemic levels of violence against children and women. Every day women, girls and boys are beaten, assaulted or raped, often by people they know.

Violence not only scars the survivor for life, it also hinders economic development through injury, long-term debilitating physical conditions, health care costs, early. Written by professionals in the fields of clinical service and research, Violence Against Women seeks to provide a broad and deep perspective into the current scientific understanding of how men, women, adolescents, and children come to be harmed from intimate partner violence (IPV).

Transcending national, cultural, and socioeconomic boundaries, this text examines a wide range of relationships Price: $ Windhoek — About people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against women and children under the theme 'men for healthy relationships' on Saturday.

The march started at the UN Plaza in Katutura where men, women and children gathered to show they do not condone violence committed specifically against women and children. 4 NAMIBIA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ABUSE SERVICE DIRECTORY Background Information ² •Create, improve or develop as appropriate, and fund the training programmes for judicial, legal, medical, social, educational and police and immigrant personnel, in order to avoid the abuse of power leading to violence against women and sensitize suchFile Size: KB.

What Causes Men's Violence Against Women. makes important strides in this direction. It offers a comprehensive discussion of the many interrelated factors that contribute to this violence. It provides an important knowledge base that all who seek to reduce violence against women should master.

The killings occur in a tinderbox of economics and toxic, outdated thinking, says Alna Dall, a steering member of the Namibia Coalition Against Gender-Based and Sexual Violence.

This book uses various theoretical perspectives to summarize what is known about the multiple causes of men′s violence against women, and stresses the importance of identifying men′s risk factors.

The preliminary multivariate model identifies four content areas: macrosocietal; biological; gender role socialization; and relational factors to Format: Paperback. men do not have a responsibility to help fight gender-based violence. In reality, men and women must work together to achieve real and sustainable change in Namibia.

Namibia has some strong laws that address gender-based violence. However, they are just words on paper unless people believe in the laws and put them into Size: 2MB. Asia. Violence against women is a major concern in the Asian regions, especially the prevalence of marital violence varies considerably across South Asian countries.

For married women aged 15–49 years, physical or sexual violence within marriage has been experienced by 20% in the Maldives, 26% in Pakistan, 28% in Nepal, 38% in India and 53% in Bangladesh. women in the region include violence against women during and after armed conflicts, which have been numerous since the beginning of transition.

All violence has a lasting impact, but some forms of violence are especially likely to have long-term implications that predispose women to 5. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 78 Violence has Many Faces and. By bringing together work on violence against women committed by partners, family members, strangers, acquaintances, institutions and businesses, this book widens the lens through which we view men’s violences against women.

Violence against Women is essential reading for criminologists and sociologists who want to be up to date with cutting Cited by: The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was introduced in the United States Congress in January by Senator Joseph Biden (b) of Delaware. The bill was enacted as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act and was signed into law by former president Bill Clinton (b) in September Books about rape, violence against women, sexual assault (against women, against men, by men, by women), etc.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Domestic violence is a very well known and most frequent towards women's in India. Domestic violence against women is understood as a situation supported and reinforced by gender norms and values.

The UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women () states, "violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women, and that violence against women.

World Report Men of Namibia Look to Cut Down Violence Against Women Aired Ma - p.m. ET THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.

Matheus said women and children are most often the victims of domestic violence but men are also falling victim to abuse within a domestic relationship as well as in society at large.

He said because of the outcry by men and gender-equality institutions on the subject, there was a. Ending violence is a global priority (United Nations, ; WHO, ). In the last several decades, a wide spread emphasis on strategies to engage men and boys in preventing violence against women and girls has grown (Flood, ).This emphasis is evident across many different levels of organizations, from large scale ones such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations, and Cited by:.

Violence against women and girls is a hidden global crisis which knows no boundaries of geography or culture. But, marginalized women, such as poor women and girls, are most likely to experience it, most often at the hands of their husbands or partners.The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin De Becker Crime Victim's Guide to Justice (Self-Help Law Kit With Forms) by Mary L.

Boland When Battered Women Kill by Angela Browne Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape by Susan Brownmiller By Silence Betrayed: Sexual Abuse of Children in America by John Crewdson.Violence against women is a centuries old problem, but it is not until the past three decades that the topic has mushroomed in scholarly discussion.

With this explosion of information there is a need for a comprehensive analysis of the complex theoretical, methodological, and ethical issues surrounding this topic. Editors Claire Renzetti, Jeffrey Edleson, and Raquel Kennedy Bergen fill this 5/5(1).