Sexual and reproductive health

Health consequences

Understanding and addressing violence against women

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Authors:
WHO, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

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Number of pages: 8
Publication date: 2012
Languages: English, French
WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/12.43

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WHO series of information sheets on violence against women

WHO and PAHO have developed a series of information sheets on violence against women that summarizes what is known about the prevalence, patterns, consequences, risk factors and strategies to address the different forms of VAW. This series is for programme managers, practitioners, researchers, policy-makers and others working in a wide range of sectors and in every country.

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    Overview - Intimate partner violence - Sexual violence - Femicide - Female Genital mutilation - Human trafficking - Health consequences