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Gender and Violence Colloquium: Measuring Violence against Women Globally

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
John Cotton Dana Library

Dana Room

Sally Engle Merry (NYU; Law, Anthropology)
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Makiko Oku

This is the third lecture of the Gender and Violence Colloquium Series. Dr. Sally Engle Merry's talk is entitled "Measuring Violence against Women Globally: The Power of Categories." She will address the issue of violence against women and how different definitions, categories, and measurements of such violence work as a powerful tool for furthering policies and advocacy.