Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

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Title

Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

Description

The report presents the first global systematic review 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 (non-partner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, global and regional estimates of the prevalence of these two forms of violence, using data from around the world.

Creator

WHO, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, South African Medical Research Council

Publisher

World Health Organization (WHO)

Date

2013

Language

English, Chinese, Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish

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URL

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/9789241564625/en/

Files

prevalence.pdf

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Citation

WHO, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, South African Medical Research Council, “Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence,” Women's Knowledge Digital Library, accessed November 19, 2018, http://womensdigitallibrary.org/items/show/981.

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