Dating violence awareness month 2016
this type of violence targets a specific group with the victim's gender as a primary motive.This type of violence is gender-based, meaning that the acts of violence are committed against women expressly because they are women.NATIONAL INTIMATE PARTNER AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE SURVEY: 2010 FINDINGS ON VICTIMIZATION BY SEXUAL ORIENTATION, M. VOICES OF VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS ~ THE 2010 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER AND HIV-AFFECTED INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE NARRATIVES, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, New York, NY.Copyright © 2011 National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs.LGBTQ DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE & TRAINING PROJECT (slide presentations), Community United Against Violence, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence and Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center. PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, OR QUEER (LGBTQ) COMMUNITIES (special collection), Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse, in partnership with National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, July 2013., Ted Heck, Virginia Anti-Violence Project, Afton Bradley, Fan Free Clinic, Stacie Vecchietti, Safe Harbor, Jackie Small, Virginia Anti-Violence Project and Quillin Drew Musgrave, Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, Richmond, VA: October 22, 2014., National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, in association with GLAAD, National Center for Transgender Equality, National Black Justice Coalition, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Trans People of Color Coalition, April 29, 2014. SHELTER / HOUSING NEEDS FOR GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (GLBT) VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ~ ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC HEARING TESTIMONY, GLBT Domestic Violence Coalition and Jane Doe Inc., Boston, MA: October 27, 2005.
, National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, in association with GLAAD, National Center for Transgender Equality, National Black Justice Coalition, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Trans People of Color Coalition, April 29, 2014.The UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (1993) states, "violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women, and that violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced into a subordinate position compared with men." Several forms of violence are more prevalent in certain parts of the world, often in developing countries.For example, dowry violence and bride burning is associated with India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.Other critics argue that employing the term gender in this particular way may introduce notions of inferiority and subordination for femininity and superiority for masculinity.There is no widely accepted current definition that covers all the dimensions of gender based violence rather than the one for women that tends to reproduce the concept of binary oppositions: masculinity versus femininity.