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At least 1 in 3 women in the world are victims of domestic and sexual assault.

WHO, Violence against women prevalence estimates, 2018.

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How Do You Know It’s Abuse?
What the Power and Control Wheel Reveals about Intimate Partner Violence

In this conversation about the Power & Control Wheel, advocates, survivors, and upstanders will gain critical insight into how domestic violence is reinforced by systems and social norms.

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Let’s call it what it is. Femicide.

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Why do we steer away from the term “femicide”? Is it because it seems like the word is removed from our own lives? Femicide is a crime of the domestic sphere, typically with an escalating pattern of violence and abuse. Research shows that power and control are almost always the impetus for violence. The struggle is entangled with the roles of women in society: cultural norms, expectations, stereotypes, misogyny, economic disparities, vulnerabilities. 

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We provide legal reform and systems change support through a survivor-led coordinated community response that prioritizes equality and safety, in order to effectively end gender-based violence against women and girls.

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Prosecuting Cases of Domestic and Sexual Assault

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Training designed to increase the capacity of prosecutors to apply a survivor-centered approach to prosecution of domestic and sexual violence cases in Vietnam.

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