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Vulnerability of Girls and Women to Violence

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Language: English, subtitles Por
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As a result of stereotypes, discrimination and societal norms and stigma on the basis of their gender, girls and women are generally the ones who pay the heaviest toll in societies both in times of peace and in times of conflicts. While situation among countries in the continent vary, generally, compared to other parts of the world, Africa is the continent where progress in combating violence against women and girls is slowest.

Place/region: Various countries, Africa
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: Pitchaya Films; UNESCO; Biennale of Luanda Sponsor: UNESCO; African Union; Government of Angola
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Rights: Biennale of Luanda; UNESCO

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