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Global and regional estimates of violence against women : prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence This report was written by Claudia García-Moreno and Christina Pallitto of the Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) of the World Health Organization (WHO), Karen Devries, Heidi Stöckl and Charlotte Watts of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and Naeemah Abrahams from the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). Max Petzold from the University of Gothenburg provided statistical support to all of the analyses.

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2013Description: electronic document (60 p.); PDF file: 3.42 MB; vi, 50 p.; 30 cm.Subject(s): ABUSED WOMEN | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | HEALTH | HEALTH SERVICES | INTERVENTION | MENTAL HEALTH | PREGNANCY | PREVALENCE | REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | WOMEN'S HEALTH | SEXUAL VIOLENCEDDC classification: 362.8292 GLO Online resources: Click here to access online | Access the website | Read news item Summary: This report, developed by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council presents the first global systematic review and synthesis of the body of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women — violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (nonpartner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, aggregated global and regional prevalence estimates of these two forms of violence, generated using population data from all over the world that have been compiled in a systematic way. The report also details the effects of violence on women’s physical, sexual and reproductive, and mental health. (from the Executive Summary) This report is accompanied by four powerful infographics focused on: prevalence, health effects, guidelines for health response and health care worker intervention - use the website link to download the infographics. An NZFVC news items provides a brief summary of the report - follow the link.
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This report, developed by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council presents the first global
systematic review and synthesis of the body of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women — violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (nonpartner
sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, aggregated global and regional prevalence estimates of these two forms of violence, generated using population data from all over the
world that have been compiled in a systematic way.
The report also details the effects of violence on women’s physical, sexual and reproductive, and mental health. (from the Executive Summary)

This report is accompanied by four powerful infographics focused on: prevalence, health effects, guidelines for health response and health care worker intervention - use the website link to download the infographics. An NZFVC news items provides a brief summary of the report - follow the link.