Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women, and Art

Atlanta’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Odyssey Museum presents “Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women, and Art”, June 6 – September 9, 2011.

Off the Beaten Path presents the work of 28 contemporary artists from 24 countries whose work addresses the issues of violence against women and girls around the world and their basic human rights to a safe and secure life.

Violence and injury are one of the urban health challenges studied by GSU’s Partnership for Urban Health Research. Interpersonal and domestic violence, how substance use contributes to violent behaviors, and evaluation of the justice system are some of the issues being examined.

To read more on this subject, take a look at these resources from the GSU Library:

If you can’t make it to the CDC Gallery, a virtual exhibit is online:  Art Works for Change.

About Sharon Leslie

Sharon is the subject librarian for Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Public Health, and Respiratory Therapy. She is available for research consultations by contacting her at or 404-413-2855.
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