ERIC Number: ED447223
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Report of the Summit on Girls & Violence.
Center for Women Policy Studies, Washington, DC.
In December 1997 the Center for Women Policy Studies convened a Summit on Girls and Violence in Washington, D.C. The Summit brought together researchers, advocates, educators, funders, and policymakers to strategize about how to shape further research, bring attention to the issues, and muster the national will to end violence affecting girls and young women. This report summarizes the Center's research and the Summit presentations and discussions, grouped into the following sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Up Close: A Portrait of Girls and Violence in Florida"; (3) "Definitions of Violence"; (4) "Feminist Response to Violent Girls"; (5) "Responding to the Needs of Girls and Teen Women: The Role of Institutions"; (6)"Opportunities and Barriers"; and (7) "Recommendations." The agenda and a list of participants are attached. (SLD)
Descriptors: Children, Conferences, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Prevention, School Safety, Violence
Center for Women Policy Studies, 1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 312, Washington, DC 20036 ($10). Tel: 202-872-1770; Fax: 202-296-8962; e-mail: HN4066@Hansnet.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Women Policy Studies, Washington, DC.