CONTENTS:- 1. Violation of Women's Rights 2. Trafficking in Women 3. Regional Sexual Violence and Abduction against Women 4. Women in STD and HIV Prevention Programmes 5. Peace and Security 6. Transforming Approaches to Women Empowerment
Women have been oppressed, suppressed, marginalised rather colonised by men since antiquity. Despite many positive developments in securing women's human rights, discrimination against women continues to be embedded in the social system in many parts of the world denying the majority of women the choice to decide how they live.