Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards

Reprod Health. 2017 May 12;14(1):59. doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0322-5. Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards Khosla R, Banerjee J, Chou D, Say L, Fried ST ABSTRACT Two hundred million girls and women in the world are estimated to have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), and anotherContinue reading “Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards”

Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

Journal of Psychology in Africa, 2009, 19(1), 107-111 Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria Esere MO, Idowu AI, Omotosho JA ABSTRACT This study investigated the dynamics of gender-based domestic violence against children in Nigeria. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 20 purposively selected girl-children (age range = 12 to 15Continue reading “Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria”

Violence against women: the physician’s role

European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 1998 Oct;80(2):239-245 Violence against women: the physician’s role Schmuel E, Schenker JG ABSTRACT Violence against women is one reflection of the unequal power relationship between men and women in societies. Reflections of this inequality include marriage at a very young age, lack of information or choice aboutContinue reading “Violence against women: the physician’s role”