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close this bookViolence Against Women in the Caribbean: State and Non-State Responses (UNIFEM, 1998, 110 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Violence against Women in the Caribbean: An Overview
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Select Bibliography on Violence against Women in the Caribbean

Cain, M. ‘The Specificity of Violence against Women.’ Paper presented at Faculty of Law/Women and Development Studies Seminar, Barbados, 1990.

Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action. ‘Domestic Violence and the Law.’ (Pamphlet), Trinidad and Tobago, 1993.

Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action. ‘Report on the Regional Meeting on Women, Violence and the Law.’ Trinidad and Tobago, January 28-30, 1991.

Clarke, Roberta. ‘Cultural and Ideological Responses to Violence against Women.’ Paper presented at the UN Division for the Advancement of Women Expert Meeting on Measures to Eradicate Violence against Women, Rutgers University, 1993.

Common wealth Secretariat. ‘Confronting Violence: A Manual for Commonwealth Action,’ London, 1992.

Creque, M. ‘A Study of the Incidence of Domestic Violence in Trinidad and Tobago from 1991-1993.’ Shelter for Battered Women/Trinidad and Tobago Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Trinidad and Tobago, 1995.

Danns G. and Parsad Shiw. Domestic Violence and Marital Relationships in the Caribbean: Guyana Case Study. Women’s Studies Unit, University of Guyana, 1989.

Guyana Association of Women Lawyers. ‘Domestic Violence and Child Abuse’. The Law and You Series, Guyana, 1993.

Haniff, Nesha. ‘Male Violence against Women and Men in the Caribbean: The Case of Jamaica.’ WAND Occasional Papers, Barbados. September 1995.

Heise, Lori with Pitanguy, Jacqueline and Germain, Adrienne. ‘Violence against Women: The Hidden Health Burden.’ World Bank Discussion Papers 255, World Bank, Washington D.C., 1994.

International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development. ‘Report of the NGO Expert Meeting on the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Its Causes and Consequences,’ Montreal, 1994.

Johnson, T. ‘The Impact of Women’s Consciousness on the History of the Present.’ Social Justice, Vol. 17 No. 2, 1990.

Jordan, Merna. ‘Violence against Women in Barbados.’ Bureau of Women’s Affairs, Barbados, 1989.

Leon, I. ‘Haitian Rape Victims Take Action.’ CAFRA News, Vol. 9, No., 1 CAFRA, 1995.

Miller, Carmen; Alleyne, Kurlyne; Peacocke, Nan (eds). ‘Violence against Women: A Booklet for women.’ Women and Development Unit, Barbados, 1994.

Morrison, I. The Jamaica Crisis Centre and Shelter.’ In Proceedings of Inter-American Consultation on Women and Violence, Inter-American Commission of Women, Washington, D.C. 1990.

Nicholson, Hilary and French, Joan. ‘Action against Sexual Violence.’ CAFRA News, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1990.

Paergass, Gaietry. ‘Background Paper on the Incidence of Sexual Offences in the Caribbean.’ Paper presented at the CAFRA Meeting on Women, Violence and the Law.

ProHealth. ‘Violence against Women in Suriname. A Study of Reported Cases.’ ProHealth, Suriname, 1994.

Robinson, N. and McDonald O. ‘Belling the Cat.’ Women’s Affairs Division, Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Culture and Women’s Affairs, St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1991.

Schuler, M. (ed). Freedom from Violence; Women’s Strategies from around the World. UNIFEM, New York, 1992.

Sistren Research Collective. ‘No to Violence.’ Sistren, Jamaica, 1991.

Stuart, Sheila. ‘Gender-Based Violence: A Human Rights Issue.’ Paper presented to the National Day of Reflection sponsored by the Institute of Social and Economic Research, UWI, Barbados and the Society for International Development, November 1994.

Trinidad and Tobago Rape Crisis Society. ‘Surviving Sexual Assault.’ Trinidad and Tobago, 1994.

UN ECLAC Sub-Regional Headquarters for the Caribbean/CDCC. ‘Violence against Women: A Technical Resource Directory.’ UNECLAC, Trinidad and Tobago, 1991.

Women, Law and Development International. ‘State Responses to Domestic Violence: Current Status and Needed Improvements.’ Washington D.C., 1996.


‘Surviving Rape.’ Produced by the Trinidad and Tobago Rape Crisis Society, Trinidad and Tobago 1987.

‘Behind the Images.’ A 12-Minute Documentary. Produced by Women’s Media Watch, Jamaica 1993.

‘Crushed Faces, Real People.’ An examination of the relationship between the media portrayal of women and violence against women. Produced by Women’s Media Watch, Jamaica 1994.

‘The Alarm Rings Softly.’ A ten-minute video on domestic violence. Produced and directed by Judith Laird for TVE and BMZ, 1995.

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