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Partner Violence Shows How Society Fails to Protect Its Women

Intimate partner violence is a pervasive, largely unspoken problem around the world. The vast majority of victims are women while men escape accountability.


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Intimate partner violence is a pervasive, largely unspoken problem around the world. The vast majority of victims are women while men escape accountability.

Individuals and organizations are tackling the entrenched cultural malady where numbers trend in the wrong direction.

For more than 40 years the Centre for Social Research has been dedicated to creating a violence-free, gender-just society through social research, capacity building and advocacy. CSR’s crisis intervention cell provides support to survivors of gender-based violence.

Likewise, Nyaaya, an open access, digital resource, provides simple, actionable, reliable and accessible legal information in multiple formats — audio, visual and written — to help solve citizens’ legal problems and make them aware of their rights.

During a #SayftyChat, the organizations’ representatives talked with retired leadership coach Cathy Carmody about best ways to address live-in partner violence.

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