Everything You Need to Know About Confronting Violence Against Women

The Need to Know Library

Violence against women is a worldwide phenomenon. It affects women and girls of all ages and gender identities, all races and ethnicities, all economic classes and levels of education. In this invaluable volume, readers will learn how to confront this widespread issue. Informative yet easily digestible chapters cover vital topics such as how racism, sexism, and economic inequality fuel violence against women; how readers might cope if they've experienced or witnessed acts of violence; and ways to advocate for legal change. Sidebars share helpful tips, such as what to ask a therapist and how to distinguish common myths from facts. Contact information for domestic and sexual violence hotlines, women's shelters, and other organizations is also included.

Library Bound Book List: $36.13 / S&L: $27.10
eBook List: $36.13 / S&L: $27.10

Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-5081-7916-0
Author : Alexis Burling
Copyright : 2019
Language : English
Pages : 64
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 362.88082--dc23
Bibliography • Detailed Table of Contents • Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Sidebars • Websites