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What does SRVAW stand for?

SRVAW stands for Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women


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New Delhi, April 23 ( ANI ): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in its submission to visiting United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Rashida Manjoo, in New Delhi today, urged the Rapporteur to address custodial violence against women and girl children.
From the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), General Recommendation 19 on violence against women views gender based violence as a form of discrimination that is a serious obstacle in enjoying human rights and fundamental freedoms (UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Its Causes and Consequences, 2009).
Reference United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against women.
In her preface to the book, Yakm Ertfirk, Professor of Sociology at Ankara's Middle East Technical University and UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, writes: "Throughout the centuries of human conflict, armies have sexually abused and enslaved women and girls with complete impunity, in what some may have seen as the natural process of war; but the tide is turning.
Clearly, the rate of femicide is increasing, and the women's movement has undertaken a wide range of public actions to denounce this situation, like calling for a visit by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women.