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This document presents a policy framework for improving the personal security of women and girls. The document includes: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Policy Background" (the concept of personal security, the societal context of women's personal security, consequences of violence for women and girls, long-term policy concern, and building an integrated policy response); (3) "The Role of the National Strategy on Community Safety and Crime Prevention in Addressing the Personal Security Issues of Women and Girls"; (4) "Key Policy Concerns" (the current situation and personal security for girls and women); (5) "Proposed Guiding Principles" (e.g., integrate a gender perspective into all aspects of the strategy, involve women and girls in the process, and strengthen collaboration across disciplines and sectors); (6) "Goals and Objectives" (e.g., identify and reduce the range of conditions undermining the personal security of women and girls); (7) "Components" (public awareness and education, prevention/intervention project demonstration and evaluations, model development, research and knowledge development, tools and resource development, and the role of the business community); and (8) "Funding Overview." Two appendices present information on risk factors and consequences and funding priorities. (SM)

Descriptors: Child Safety, Community Involvement, Crime Prevention, Family Violence, Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Health Promotion, Public Policy, Security (Psychology), Victimization

National Crime Prevention Centre, 284 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0H8. Tel: 613-941-9306; Tel: 877-302-9306 (Toll Free); Fax: 613-952-3515; e-mail: ncpc[at]web.net. For full text: http://www.crime-prevention.org.









Author: National Crime Prevention Centre, Ottawa Ontario.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=9813&id=ED461702







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