The world report on violence and health

@article{Krug2002TheWR,
  title={The world report on violence and health},
  author={Etienne G. Krug and James A Mercy and Linda L. Dahlberg and Anthony B. Zwi},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={360},
  pages={1083-1088}
}
In 1996, the World Health Assembly declared violence a major public health issue. To follow up on this resolution, on Oct 3 this year, WHO released the first World Report on Violence and Health. The report analyses different types of violence including child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, elder abuse, self-directed violence, and collective violence. For all these types of violence, the report explores the magnitude of the health and social effects… Expand

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