Resumen del Libro
This section covers a whole range of human rights issues, including violence against women, trafficking and female genital mutilation. You will find several excellent new titles that show how activists are working to end gender-specific violence, including Breaking the Earthenware Jar, which offers lessons from South Asia, and With an End in Sight, which describes a number of successful initiatives from around the world. Our best-selling Rights of Women is also featured here. Titles on armed conflict and the peace process can be found in a separate section The articles in this book, the fourth in the UNIFEM series Reflecting on Experience in Latin America and the Caribbean, document the different types of violence experienced in various cultures and contexts. With intimate detail they show how and why violence occurs — and the courageous steps women are taking to end it.