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Combating Gender based violence

Combating Gender based violence

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CombatingGender-BasedViolence:
 AKey to Achievingthe MDGS
March 2005
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This kit has been producedby theUnited Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)in collaboration with theUnited Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)andOffice of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women(OSAGI)
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INDEX
Introduction
What are the Millennium Development Goals (MDGS)?..............................................................4Violence Against Women..............................................................................................................5Why is Combating Gender-based Violence Important?...............................................................6Combating Gender-based Violence Advocacy Kit........................................................................7
Gender-based Violence and Poverty
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8Millennium Development Goal 3..................................................................................................9Issues and Challenges Facing Women........................................................................................9 Areas of Action............................................................................................................................11Key Urgent Actions.....................................................................................................................12
Gender-based Violence and Reproductive Health
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13Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5......................................................................................13Issues and Challenges Facing Girl Children..............................................................................13 Areas of Action...........................................................................................................................15Key Urgent Actions.....................................................................................................................16
Gender-based Violence and HIV/AIDS
.............................................................................17Millennium Development Goal 6................................................................................................17Issues and Challenges Affecting the Spread of HIV/AIDS ........................................................18 Areas of Action...........................................................................................................................20Key Urgent Actions.....................................................................................................................21
Gender-based Violence in Conflict Situations
...............................................................22Issues and Challenges Affecting Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons..........................23 Areas of Action...........................................................................................................................25Key Urgent Actions.....................................................................................................................27
FootnotesAppendix
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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