The Status of Women: Violence, Identity, and Activism

Editor : Vivian B. Pender

The Status of Women: Violence, Identity, and Activism

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2016
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 286
  • Category :
  • Catalogue No : 37115
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782203056
  • ISBN 10 : 1782203052

About the Editor(s)

Vivian B. Pender, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College and a Training Psychoanalyst at Columbia University. At the UN she represents the International Psychoanalytical Association and the American Psychiatric Association. Until 2011, she chaired the NGO Committee on the Status of Women. She is the current Chair of the NGO Committee on Mental Health, and a volunteer Asylum Evaluator for Physicians for Human Rights. She is the author of journal articles and a book chapter on affect, motivation, pregnancy, female psychology and women’s health. She produced four documentaries of conferences at the United Nations on mental health, human rights and violence.

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