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Weblinks and resources

Note: These weblinks and resources are intended for informational purposes only. UNDAW takes no responsibility for any actions taken as a result of information in this directory. The views expressed within the weblinks and resources provided are those of the corresponding organizations, and do not necessarily represent the views of UNDAW, the United Nations or any of its affiliated organizations.

United Nations webpages on violence against women

UNiTE to end violence against women, campaign of the Secretary General

Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality Task Force on Violence against Women

UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict

Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on violence against women, its causes and consequences

Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on trafficking in persons, especially women and children

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) webpage on Human Trafficking

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) webpage on violence against women

United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) webpage on violence against women

UNIFEM “Say NO to Violence against Women” Campaign website

UNIFEM Global Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls

World Health Organisation (WHO) webpage on gender-based violence

Office of the Special Advisor on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women page on Women, Peace and Security

Inter-Agency Standing Committee Sub-Working Group on Gender and Humanitarian Action

Regional organization webpages on violence against women

Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

The Council of Europe Campaign to Combat Violence against Women, including Domestic Violence (2006 to 2008)

Organization of American States Follow-up Mechanism to the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para)