Global Perspectives on Sexual Violence: Findings from the World Report on Violence and Health

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It begins by defining sexual violence and discussing its prevalence. It then moves on to identify and define societal risk factors, including war, poverty, gender-based inequality, male entitlement, and absent or weak sanctions and services. The report also takes a look at promising public health approaches to ending sexual violence, focusing on collaborative and multi-disciplinary efforts from around the world. It concludes with recommendations for multi-level social change for those working in the anti-violence movement.