This track addresses the global pandemic of violence against women which includes rape, human trafficking, “honor” killings, domestic violence, and child/forced marriage. A framework that conceptualizes women and their sexuality as commodities will be developed to understand how the marketplace contributes to and can attenuate the perpetuation of this violence.
Marie A. Yeh, Kent State University. (Chair)
Ronald Paul Hill, University of Maryland. (Chair)
Linda Alexander West Virginia University School of Public Health.
Stacey Menzel Baker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Elizabeth Hirschman, Georgia State University.
Aphrodite Vlahos, University of Melbourne.Details