Violence against women: a global burden

  title={Violence against women: a global burden},
  author={Sarah Venis and Richard C. Horton},
  journal={The Lancet},
This commentary announces that The Lancet journal is presenting a 6-week series on the health issues central violence against women such as: global prevalence and definitions of violence against women health consequences prevention health-sector response research ethics and violence perpetrated within health care organizations. It is noted that inequalities in gender and income are the principal causes of violence. With the increasing feminization of poverty economic inequalities urgently need… Expand
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