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Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities

University of Strathclyde via FutureLearn

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Be part of a movement to end violence against women

The United Nations considers violence against women to be a grave violation of human rights of epidemic proportions.

Such violence has profoundly negative consequences for individuals, communities and entire societies. This is why preventing violence against women is a priority issue for governments and societies around the world.

On this course you will learn about the roots of violence against women, the principles of gender inequality at its centre and most importantly, how to challenge entrenched attitudes that impact women.

Join the movement to end violence against women today.

This course is for anyone interested in challenging and preventing violence against women, you don’t need any prior experience of the topic.

Taught by

Emily Pearce


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  • Anonymous
    I am going to join online course on Understanding violence against women :myths and realities. I need to know why the violences happening against women and I want to make the society violence free as well as the human beings should understand the value of the women and their contributions to exist the world. I am basically Indian Dalit women and running an a organisation for women empowerment. So the course will be helpful to address the issues.

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