Written by Agnès Callamard of Amnesty International London, the present booklet, addressing women's human rights violation by the State, is one of a series of publications dedicated to the issue of human rights violations of women.
The series includes one manual, A Methodology for Gender Sensitive Research, and four case-study booklets addressing women human rights violations perpetrated by the State, in the community, in the family and in conflict situations. Each booklets focus on the monitoring and documenting of specific categories of women's rights violations. They help the reader prepare for fact-finding missions, provide guidelines for the collection and analysis of evidence, and include a checklist for conducting interviews.
Amnesty International and the International Center for Human Rights and Democratic Development have soponsored its publication. The Persian translation is sponsored by ABF.