Violence against women is a pervasive reality in the Americas. While the state has a primary responsibility in providing protection to women, what role do regular citizens play in the normalization of gender violence?
Teresa Kramarz, PhD is a professor and research associate at the Munk School of Global Affairs in the University of Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Earth System Governance Research Alliance, and Co-Director of the Accountability in Global Environmental Governance Task Force. Her current research focuses on accountability in global environmental governance, energy and the environment in Latin America, and assessing the potential for democratic environmental governance in multi stakeholder initiatives. Her most recent publications appear in Environmental Policy and Governance, Review of Policy Research, and Global Environmental Politics.