WHO Multi-Country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence Against Women


Subject:
Women , Abuse, Harassment, & Violence

Description:
"The first-ever World Health Organization (WHO) study on domestic violence reveals that intimate partner violence is the most common form of violence in women's lives -- much more so than assault or rape by strangers or acquaintances." The full text of the 2005 report (with data and quotes) is accompanied by fact sheets with information about women's health and domestic violence in Brazil, Ethiopia, Japan, Samoa, and several other countries.

Publisher:
World Health Organization (WHO)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.who.int/gender/violence/who_multicountry_study/en/


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