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The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) was created as a result of women's advocacy at the 1975 International Women's Year Tribune in Mexico City. Established by the United Nations in 1976 as the Voluntary Fund for the UN Decade for Women, UNIFEM became an autonomous organisation within the UN family in 1985. UNIFEM's mission is to promote the economic and political empowerment of women in developing countries. UNIFEM works to ensure the participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice. UNIFEM also acts as a catalyst within the UN system for efforts to link their needs and concerns to all critical issues on the national, regional and global agendas.

The views expressed in this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of UNIFEM, the United Nations or any of its affiliated organisations.

Women@Work to End Violence: Voices in Cyberspace

ISBN # 0-912917-00-8

© 1999 United Nations Development Fund for Women

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The excerpts for this publication were taken from the online Working Group <end violence> sponsored by UNIFEM in collaboration with the Education Development Center, Inc., The World Bank and the Global Knowledge Partnership.

Our thanks to the thousands of members that participated in the working group and to the team that worked on this initiative: Janice Brodman, Roxanna Carrillo, Frank Elbers, Jane Katz, Sushma Kapoor, Marisa Kohan, Osnat Lubrani, Joanne Sandler and Donna Sullivan.

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