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VAWViolence Against Women
VAWViolence at Work
VAWCarrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (US Navy)
VAWVon Amts Wegen (German: Officially)
VAWVariable Wavelength
VAWCarrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used in 1948 and from 1956 to date)
VAWVoice of Afghan Women
VAWVardø, Norway - Svartnes (Airport Code)
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Responses to technology-facilitated and technology-enabled VAW are often defined by the assumptions about the nature of violence and the conflicts between addressing VAW and protecting the freedom of expression.
Moreover the statistics said, In Chitral, 206 cases of VAW, 36 cases of rape, seven murders and three attempt to murder cases were reported but no arrest was made in these cases.
My interviewees offered possible solutions towards the mitigation of VAW in our society.
In this section I demonstrate how a method of critical discourse analysis was applied to the Strategy, and show that while gender inequality was noted as a major contributing factor to VAW therein, the underlying discourses of the WSS worked to re-construct harmful power dynamics.
Although it is important to examine the forms and levels of such violence, addressing VAW first requires an understanding of its underlying causes.
The European Women's Lobby (EWL) Observatory on VAW has already highlighted VAW legislation as an indicator of a country/territory's level of commitment and willingness to act by proposing legal mechanisms for the protection and defense of women (19).
The Kabul VAW Unit alone has initiated over 580 cases from 21 different provinces since opening in March 2010.
We conclude, for example, that all the country-level campaigns have created a forum for discussion about the rejection of VAW, with a view to influencing the opinion of society as a whole and national public policies, as well.
combat VAW, a number of programs and options might be considered.
VAW has profound implications for health but is often ignored.
The study on community conflicts and VAW in Nigeria by Akande, Awosika and Albert shows, that rape is used as a weapon of war to cause humiliation, and instill fear into the local population in this conflict.