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Violence against women : the health sector responds

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2013Description: electronic document (8 p.); PDF file: 731.25 KB.Subject(s): HEALTH | INTERVENTION | STATISTICS | WOMEN | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | PREVENTIONOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website Summary: One in three women aged 15-49 years will experience physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lives. This infographic, launched jointly by the WHO Departments of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, and Reproductive Health and Research in the context of the 66th World Health Assembly, highlights these numbers alongside facts on the severe health and social consequences of intimate partner and sexual violence. It also outlines what the health sector can do in preventing and responding to violence against women. (from the website)
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One in three women aged 15-49 years will experience physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lives. This infographic, launched jointly by the WHO Departments of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, and Reproductive Health and Research in the context of the 66th World Health Assembly, highlights these numbers alongside facts on the severe health and social consequences of intimate partner and sexual violence. It also outlines what the health sector can do in preventing and responding to violence against women. (from the website)