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date: 29 November 2020

Women: Practice Interventionslocked

  • Josefina Figueira-McDonoughJosefina Figueira-McDonoughJustice Studies, Arizona State University, Emerita

Summary

Gender hierarchy is the most pervasive source of inequality in the world. In view of the commitment of social work to the goal of justice, redressing the consequences of inequality among the most disenfranchised should be at the core of professional intervention. Rather than discussing the merits of specific types of practice intervention adopted by social workers, I focus on strategies and knowledge-gathering techniques relevant to empowering women, with an emphasis on five social work methods.

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