Every Girl Matters

October 11, 2014: Chilliwack

“Gendercide is the silent elimination of females, young and old, through sex-selective abortion, infanticide, gross neglect, and for older women, lack of access to food and shelter. Today, there are 117 million women and girls missing in the world.”*

 

Selected Library Resources: 

Aravamudan, Gita. Disappearing daughters : the tragedy of female foeticide New Delhi ; New York : Penguin Books, 2007. Call number: HQ 767.5 I5 A74 2007 (Abbotsford)

ARTE France. Missing women [electronic resource (video)] : female-selective abortion and infanticide  New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2006. Call number: VIDEO ON THE INTERNET (Web)

Davis, Evan Grae. It's a girl [videorecording]. [United States] : Shadowline Films, 2012. Call number: HV 6541 I53 I87 2012 DVD (Chilliwack)

Denov, Myriam S. Children's rights and international development : lessons and challenges from the field New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Call number: E-BOOK ON THE INTERNET (Web)

Devgan, Aadesh K. Crime against women and child : an emerging social problem. New Delhi : Cyber Tech, 2008. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 D48 2008 (Abbotsford)

Dhanraj, Deepa. Something like a war [videorecording]  New York, NY : Distributed by Women Make Movies, c1991. Call number: HQ 766.5 I5 S66 1991 DVD (Abbotsford)

Fregoso, Rosa Linda. Terrorizing women [electronic resource] : feminicide in the Américas  Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010. Call number: E-BOOK ON THE INTERNET (Web)

Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm). Choosing Children [electronic resource (video)] : Selection - A Child Against All Odds . New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2006. Call number: VIDEO ON THE INTERNET (Web)

Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm). Shackled women [electronic resource (video)] : abuses of a patriarchal world  New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1999. Call number: VIDEO ON THE INTERNET (Web)

Ganesamurthy, V. S. Empowerment of women in India : social, economic, and political  New York, NY : Distributed by Women Make Movies, c1991. Call number: HQ 1743 E665 2008 (Abbotsford)

Gaur, Mahendra. The child abuse : a reality. New Delhi, India : Alfa Publications, 2008. Call number: HV 6626.54 I4 G38 2008 (Abbotsford)

Husseini, Rana. Murder in the name of honor : the true story of one woman's heroic fight against an unbelievable crime. Oxford, England : OneWorld, c2009. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 H87 2009 (Abbotsford)

Idriss, Mohammad Mazher. Honour, violence, women and Islam. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, c2011. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 H665 2011 (Abbotsford)

Kakkar, A. K. Child marriage in India : issues and challenges. New Delhi, India : Cyber Tech Publications, 2009. Call number: HQ 784 C55 K35 2009 (Abbotsford)

King, Michelle Tien. Between birth and death : female infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]. Call number: HV 6541 C6 K56 2014 (Abbotsford)

Kinnear, Karen L. Women in Developing Countries [electronic resource] : A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2011. Call number: E-BOOK ON THE INTERNET (Web)

Longinotto, Kim. Pink saris [videorecording] New York, NY : Women Make Movies, 2010. Call number: HV 6626.23 I4 P56 2010 DVD (Abbotsford)

Mahapatra, Subhasini. Reflections on crime against women . New Delhi : Rajat Publication, 2006. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 M35 2006 (Abbotsford)

Manderson, Lenore. Violence against women in Asian societies London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 V553 2003 (Abbotsford)

Mayer-Hohdahl, Marion. Born to bondage [videorecording]  New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, [1999] : Port Credit, Ont. : Distributed by McNabb & Connolly. Call number: HQ 1742 B67 1999 (Abbotsford)

Oldenburg, Veena Talwar. Dowry murder : the imperial origins of a cultural crime. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2002. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 O43 2002 (Abbotsford)

Roy, Kalpana. Encyclopaedia of violence against women and dowry death in India  New Delhi : Anmol Publications, c1999. Call number: HV 6250.4 W65 E63 1999 V.1, V.2, V.3 (Abbotsford)

Shiva Kumar, A. K. Women and crime. Lucknow : Institute for Sustainable Development ; New Delhi : Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd., c2003. Call number: KNS 4200 W66 2003 (Abbotsford)

Wyatt, Robin. Broken mirrors : the "dowry problem" in India New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2010. Call number: HQ 670 W93 2010 (Abbotsford)

Umar, Mohd. Bride burning in India : a socio legal study. New Delhi : A.P.H. Pub. Corp., 1998. Call number: HV 6535 I4 U43 1998 (Abbotsford) 

Sources and Links: 

*"Gendercide Awareness Project." Gendercide Awareness Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2014. <http://www.gendap.org/>.

Girlkind: http://girlkind.org/

Girl Rising: http://girlrising.com/

It's a girl: http://www.itsagirlmovie.com/

United Nations: International Day of the Girl Child Day, Oct. 1l: http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/

Last updated 23/09/14 lm

   
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