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Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014

Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014
The Global status report on violence prevention 2014, which reflects data from 133 countries, is the first report of its kind to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, et al.
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Mar 19, 2014
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Global Plan of Action: Health Systems Address Violence Against Women and Girls | WHO

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.
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Mar 19, 2016
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Violence Against Women | WHO

Population-level surveys based on reports from victims provide the most accurate estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual violence: 1 in 3, or 35%, of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner
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Nov 19, 2017
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Definitions of Femicide

Femicide: Understanding and Addressing Violence against Women | World Health Organization 2012

This information sheet by the WHO focuses on the narrower definition commonly used in policies, laws and research: intentional murder of women.
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Nov 20, 2012
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