Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349613
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301370 | DOI:

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This chapter briefly concludes with an assessment of the struggle to prevent male violence. The author presents an account where one of her students recalled that prior to her lecture, he had thought that rape was nothing serious. The chapter also considers the double meaning of the tragedy of the murders of wives and companions. The increasing awareness of the rights of women and children is also studied.

Keywords: prevention; male violence; rape; murders; rights; women; children

Chapter.  604 words. 

Subjects: Marriage and the Family

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