The Oppression of Women: Violence – Exploitation – Poverty

In many countries women experience violence and exploitation, they have been beaten and oppressed for centuries. The protection and rights of women are still underdeveloped worldwide, even though equality is already more advanced in the West. The authors, who are committed to human rights, are shedding light on the oppression of women worldwide, explain the various reasons for it and describe possible countermeasures.


  • Christine Schirrmacher, Thomas Schirrmacher. The Oppression of Women: Violence – Exploitation – Poverty. The WEA Global Issues Series. Vol. 20. Culture and Science Publishing: Bonn, 2020. 84 pp. ISBN 978-3-86269-192-0.