Aga Khan University: Study explores triggers of violence against women and girls in Pakistan

Aga Khan University's study explores triggers of violence against women and girls in PakistanKarachi, March 24, 2017: Fragmented policies against domestic violence, patriarchal household dynamics and harmful perceptions about gender roles leave women in Pakistan at risk of aggressive behaviour from men close to them, according to a new regional study whose findings were discussed by human rights activists, lawyers and researchers at a two day seminar at Aga Khan University on Friday.

The study Intimate Partner Violence and Men in South Asia: From Research to Action explores the individual, family and community drivers of violence in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal and proposes policy interventions that would protect women in these three south Asian nations.

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https://www.odi.org/projects/2851-research-violence-against-women-and-girls-south-asia

 

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