Tag Archive: Gender-Based Violence

‘The Search for a Farang’ – Gender Based Violence and Women’s Involvement in Tourism-Related Prostitution in Pattaya, Thailand

Having worked for some years with women involved in prostitution in Ireland I went to Pattaya, Thailand in 2005. Here I encountered a prostitution industry on a scale I had never encountered before, catering mainly for the tourist market. As I got to know some of the women involved, I discovered that, while much was …

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Exploring Sukuma Traditions that Protected Women Against Intimate Partner Violence: A Case Study of Buswelu Village in Mwanza region, Tanzania

This research entitled “Exploring Sukuma traditions that protected women against domestic violence”, explores the possibility of using indigenous knowledge as a strategy of preventing the prevalence of domestic violence against women in Tanzania. The study is based on the views of 90 respondents (31 questionnaire respondents, 14 interview respondents and 45 focus group discussion participants) of …

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