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Flashcards in gender based violence Deck (9)
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1

what type of violence affects women and girls

sex selective abortion
female infanticide
neglect
FGM
child abuse
malnutrition
forced prostitution
trafficking
forced marriage
psychological abuse
rape
honor killing
dowry
sexual assualt
homicide
elder/ widow abuse
economic abuse

2

when are women at greatest risk for abuse

post partum

3

what are the features of rape

approx 1 in 20 women are victims of rape

most rapes carried out by someone known to the partner

4

what are the features of stalking and harrasment

surveillance
unwanted phone calls/ texts
un wanted gifts and cards
cyber stalking
threats
contacting family and friends
damage to property

5

what are the some of the problems with commercial sexual exploitation

coercion
linked to organised crime
child exploitation
human trafficking

6

what is childhood sexual abuse

90% men
one in four women experienced

7

what are the public health approaches to the elimination of GBV

Education
address societal attitudes and beliefs
national campaigns
encourage men to challenge sexual behaviours
ensure health services

8

what are the principles of good practice

safety is paramount
treat people with respect at all times
only ask women about abuse if she is alone
document your findings
recognise other agencies
keep yourself safe

9

what are the impacts of GBV

injuries and disabilty
trauma, anxiety, phobias, depression, addictions, inability to enjoy sex
STIs, infertility, miscarriage, pregnancy complications
poor births