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A deafening silenceHidden violence against women and children$
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Patrizia Romito

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349613

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.001.0001

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A deafening silence

Patrizia Romito

Policy Press

This chapter briefly concludes with an assessment of the struggle to prevent male violence. The author presents an account where one of her students recalled that prior to her lecture, he had thought that rape was nothing serious. The chapter also considers the double meaning of the tragedy of the murders of wives and companions. The increasing awareness of the rights of women and children is also studied.

Keywords:   prevention, male violence, rape, murders, rights, women, children

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