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An Online Resource Library Supporting Professionals Ending Gender-Based Violence.

Agenda 2030: Violence against women from GBN Ghana Business News, 06/10/2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Key Messages

•  All regions have unacceptably high rates of violence against women, with recent global estimates showing that 35 per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.

•   A major obstacle for ending violence against women is the persistence of discriminatory attitudes and social norms that normalise and permit violence.

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