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Understanding Femicide | WHO

01/01/2012Femicide Definitions
This 2012 information sheet on femicide, including a definition and an overview of the different types of femicide, is part of a series produced by WHO and PAHO to review the evidence base on aspects of violence against women.
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Key facts on VAW / intimate partner violence | WHO

29/11/2017Studies, Analyses, Reports
WHO key facts on intimate partner violence and sexual violence, according to population-level surveys based on reports. 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner
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Global - VAW

Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence | UNODC, UNFPA, UN Women, UNDP, WHO

01/01/2018Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
These UN inter-agency service packages provide concrete guidance for health, social, police and justice services, as well as to overall governance and coordination, based on internationally agreed standards.
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Global - femicide

What do we mean by femicide? | Editorial Team

01/01/2018Femicide Definitions
Trying to agree upon a global homogeneous definition of the killing of women and girls based on their gender is highly complex: its meaning varies according to the point of view, context, and discipline from which it is being examined, as well as its scope, content and implications rely on how it...
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Global - VAW

Global Plan of Action: Health Systems Address Violence Against Women and Girls | WHO

19/03/2016Policies, Guidelines, Jurisprudence
This booklet includes a popular version of the violence against women and girls section of "The global plan of action" to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence.
  • violence against women and girls
  • VAW
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