in: Issues in society, Volume 418
Violence against women is now recognised as a serious, widespread problem. A range of attitudes and beliefs continue to excuse, justify, minimise and hide physical and sexual violence against women. This title details the forms of violence used against women and their children, presenting the latest research on prevalence and attitudes. It also focuses on countering sexual assault and harassment, and explores approaches to dealing with gender-based violence. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.