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Ending violence against women

February 28, 2021

Violence against women continues to be one of the most pervasive human rights violations. A report from the World Health Organization makes it clear that:

Violence against women is not a small problem that only occurs in some pockets of society, but rather is a global public health problem of epidemic proportions, requiring urgent action. It is time for the world to take action: a life free of violence is a basic human right, one that every woman, man and child deserves.1

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