Violence against women

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Violence against women

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What is the violence against women?
The United Nations defines violence against women as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.”
What are the most common violence against women?
Intimate partner violence is any behaviour by a current or former partner or spouse that causes physical, sexual or psychological harm. This is one of the most common forms of violence experienced by women globally.
What are 4 statistics of violence against women?
On average, one woman a week is murdered by her current or former partner. 1 in 3 women (30.5%) has experienced physical violence since the age of 15.1 in 5 women (18%) has experienced sexual violence since the age of 15.
How common is violence against women?
1 in 3 women
1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner. This includes a range of behaviors (e.g. slapping, shoving, pushing) and in some cases might not be considered “domestic violence.” 1 in 7 women and 1 in 25 men have been injured by an intimate partner.
What do you think?

Better safe then sorry

What can we do to prevent violence against women?
  1. Speak up, speak out. Violence against women is pervasive, but it’s not inevitable—unless we stay silent. …
  2. Know the issue—and the signs. …
  3. Call out sexual harassment. …
  4. Challenge beliefs on masculinity. …
  5. Fund women’s organizations. …
  6. Call for better responses and services. …
  7. Demand more data. …
  8. Push for stronger laws.
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