Clearinghouse Resource


Cultural Issues in Violence Against Women


Fontes, Lisa Aronson
McCloskey, Kathy


Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Sourcebook on Violence Against Women 2010, 151-168 pages

Description of Resource

In this chapter, Fontes and McCloskey describe the different ways violence against women (VAW) manifests in the world's cultures, ranging from genital cutting to sexual assaults to intimate partner violence. They also offer suggestions for people who work on VAW issues with immigrants and refugees as to ways they can improve their ability to prevent and research violence among culturally diverse families.



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