The Global Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women

  title={The Global Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women},
  author={Karen M Devries and Joelle Mak and Claudia Garc{\'i}a-Moreno and Max Petzold and Jennifer Christine Child and Gail Falder and S S Lim and Loraine J Bacchus and Rebecca E. Engell and Lisa C Rosenfeld and Christina C. Pallitto and Theo Vos and Naeemah Abrahams and Charlotte H. Watts},
  pages={1527 - 1528}
Data from 81 countries was used to estimate global prevalence of intimate partner violence against women. Violence against women is a phenomenon that persists in all countries (1). Since the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights and the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, the international community has acknowledged that violence against women is an important public health, social policy, and human rights concern. However, documenting the magnitude of violence against… Expand
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