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Guidelines for medico-legal care for victims of sexual violence

General Material

The aim of these guidelines is to improve professional health services for all individuals (women, men and children) who have been victims of sexual violence by providing:

  • health care workers with the knowledge and skills that are necessary for the management of victims of sexual violence;
  • standards for the provision of both health care and forensic services to victims of sexual violence;
  • guidance on the establishment of health and forensic services for victims of sexual violence.