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DIRECTORATE GENERAL FOR INTERNAL POLICIESPOLICY DEPARTMENT C: CITIZENS' RIGHTS ANDCONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRSGENDER EQUALITYOverview of the worldwide bestpractices for rape prevention and forassisting women victims of rapeStudyAbstractThe study provides an overview of the worldwide best practices for rapeprevention and for assisting women victims of rape. It reviews the internationalliterature and offers selected examples of promising practices. It addresses thecomprehensive range of policies in the fields of gender equality; law and justice;economy, development and social inclusion; culture, education and media; andhealth. It presents a wide-ranging set of examples of best practice. It concludeswith a series of recommendations, based on the social scientific evidencepresented in the study.PE 493.025EN
This document was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Women’s Rightsand Gender Equality.AUTHORSSylvia Walby, UNESCO Chair in Gender Research, Sociology, Lancaster University, UKPhilippa Olive, Sociology, Lancaster UniversityJude Towers, Sociology, Lancaster UniversityBrian Francis, Professor of Social Statistics, Lancaster UniversitySofia Strid, Lecturer, Gender Studies and Political Science, Örebro University, SwedenAndrea Krizsán, Centre for Policy Studies, Central European University, BudapestEmanuela Lombardo, Political Science, Universidad Complutense de MadridCorinne May-Chahal, Professor of Social Work, Lancaster UniversitySuzanne Franzway, Professor, Sociology & Gender Studies, University of South AustraliaDavid Sugarman, Professor of Law, Lancaster UniversityBina Agarwal, Professor, University of Delhi and University of ManchesterContact: Sylvia Walby, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YT.E-mail:[email protected]RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATORErika SchulzePolicy Department C: Citizens' Rights and Constitutional AffairsEuropean ParliamentB-1047 BruxellesE-mail:[email protected]LINGUISTIC VERSIONSOriginal: ENABOUT THE EDITORTo contact the Policy Department or to subscribe to its monthly newsletter please write to:[email protected]European Parliament, manuscript completed in October 2013.© European Union, Brussels, 2013.This document is available on the Internet at:DISCLAIMERThe opinions expressed in this document are the sole responsibility of the author and donot necessarily represent the official position of the European Parliament.Reproduction and translation for non-commercial purposes are authorised, provided thesource is acknowledged and the publisher is given prior notice and sent a copy.2
_________________________________________________________________________Overview of the worldwide best practices for rape prevention and for assisting women victims of rapeACKNOWLEDGEMENTSWe would like to thank the following people for their help and contributions:Health case studies: Rachel Belk, Research Officer, St. Mary’s Sexual Assault ReferralCentre, Manchester. Jennifer Holly, Stella Project Mental Health Initiative Coordinator, AVA

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Human sexual behavior, Violence against women

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