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Sexual violence against women a ‘global epidemic,’ study finds from Aljazeera America, 03/09/2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

“The ‘No Ceilings Full Participation Report’ — based on an analysis of global data drawn from a host of international agencies, including the World Bank, the World Health Organization, various U.N. agencies and polls — identifies gains and gaps in women’s progress toward equality over the last 20 years. The report follows a year-long global project led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the No Ceilings initiative of the Clinton Foundation.”

“Monday’s report also highlights other areas of concern. For example, more work needs to be done in reducing HIV infections in women, which are nearly double the number in 1995, particularly among adolescent and young women. Also, more than 220 million women around the world want to use modern contraception but often lack access.”

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