By Renate Klein
With examples from all through Europe and the us, the members to this quantity discover how gender violence is framed via language and what this suggests for examine and coverage. Language shapes responses to abuse and methods to perpetrators and interfaces with nationwide debates approximately gender, violence, and social swap.
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Women’s Aid Federation England 2007) Any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality. ” (Home Office 2009) While it is clear that feminism has influenced governmental definitions, the gender neutrality in these “official” quotes is noteworthy. Nevertheless, this gender neutrality is combated on both Women’s Aid and UK government websites, as both use statistics and impart information in genderspecific terms regarding women as victims and men as perpetrators.