Gender Equality: The Key to Ending Violence Against Women

This 2-page document reviews how promoting and achieving gender equality is a critical element of the prevention of violence against women.

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Gender Equality: The Key to Ending Violence Against Women by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (2013)

This 2-page document reviews how promoting and achieving gender equality is a critical element of the prevention of violence against women. “Violence against women is caused by gender inequality – including unequal power relations between women and men, rigid gender roles, norms and hierarchies, and ascribing women lower status in society.”

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