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Seven governments adopt statement on violence against women and girls at 66th World Health Assembly from WHO, 5/28/13

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

“In the context of the annual gathering of the world’s ministers of health, seven governments – Belgium, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, United States of America, and Zambia – issued a statement at the conclusion of a panel discussion declaring violence against women and girls ‘a major global public health, gender equality and human rights challenge, touching every country and every part of society’ and proposing an agenda item on the topic for the 67th World Health Assembly.”

Read more: http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/media/news/2013/21_05/en/index.html