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Knowledge File Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Sexual and gender based violence is rooted in socially constructed sexual and gender norms, in power imbalances and gender inequality. These norms are expressed in, and enhanced by, individual, interpersonal, cultural, institutional and political factors. The prevention of sexual and gender based violence aims for changing the underlying culture of harmful sexual and gender norms and behaviour.

The knowledge file on Sexual Violence presents the actual state of affairs on this theme. It includes the actual knowledge, the Rutgers vision statement and the important stakeholders and events.