Violence against Women in South Asia

Synopsis

This report presents the discussions and recommendations of a subregional meeting held in Dhaka in December 1997 on the subject of eliminating violence against women in the South Asian region. The meeting included participants from governments and non-governmental organisations from Bangladesh, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The report includes a subregional overview and country reports on the situation in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.