Statistics

Global Impact of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

These numbers are only estimates, derived from surveys, studies and police reporting. Many people live in silence, the rape or violence they’ve suffered going unreported. No matter the exact scope of the problem, even one act of violence is too many.


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Key Studies:

Global and regional estimates of violence against women: prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence. World Health Organization, 2013.

Injury Prevention and Control: Sexual violence. US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013.

CLOSE THE GAP: HOW TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN BEYOND 2015. Oxfam, March 11, 2014.

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