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Global - femicide

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.

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
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.
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...
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.