한국여성단체협의회에 오신 것을 환영합니다
 
DATE : 12-04-09 15:42
Violence against Women - Facts and Figures
 NAME : JLee
VIEW : 1,859  
Facts and Figures

Violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions. Based on country data available , up to 70 per cent of women experience physical or sexual violence from men in their lifetime – the majority by husbands, intimate partners or someone they know.

Among women aged between 15 and 44, acts of violence cause more death and disability than cancer, malaria, traffic accidents and war combined.  Perhaps the most pervasive human rights violation that we know today, violence against women devastates lives, fractures communities, and stalls development. It takes many forms and occurs in many places – domestic violence in the home, sexual abuse of girls in schools, sexual harassment at work, rape by husbands or strangers, in refugee camps or as a tactic of war. ... (resources : http://saynotoviolence.org/)


More information is at the official website.
   http://saynotoviolence.org/issue/facts-and-figures [794]