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Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Stephanie Kewley and Charlotte Barlow


Efforts to prevent sexual violence against women and children can be evidenced by many local, national, global initiatives. In 2016, the World Health Organisation published its Global Plan of Action to address violence against women and children. The strategy called for a global and nationwide public health multisectoral response to preventing violence. This collection aims to respond to this call by examining academic and practitioner perspectives of current approaches that claim to respond to both victims and perpetrators of sexual violence in preventing future violence. Contributors across ... More

Keywords: Preventing Sexual Violence, Multi-sectorial response to violence, Addressing violence against women and children

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529203769
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephanie Kewley, editor
Liverpool John Moores University

Charlotte Barlow, editor
Lancaster University