“I’m picturing doctors weighing pros and cons, and waiting, and not knowing what they can do, and people dying,” one expert said.
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A "vanishingly small" proportion of COVID-19 funding went to tackling violence against women and girls that spiralled during the pandemic, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
“This violence is rooted in historic and unequal patriarchal power structures, racism, exclusion, and marginalization enabled by a legacy of colonialism,” said the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Reem Alsalem, on Tuesday.
CDC Releases the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2016/2017 Report on Sexual Violence
CDC’s latest National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2016/2017 Report on Sexual Violence shows that sexual violence continues to be common, starts early, and people from some racial and ethnic minority groups are heavily burdened by sexual violence victimization.
This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights the role of community connection in promoting mental well-being. Resources feature strategies for trauma-informed community building, community care, and healing justice.
The repeal of federally protected abortion rights would result in an increase in violence experienced by Indigenous women, girls and all those who birth, predicted the director of one of the leading research institutes on Indigenous and Alaska Native people across the US.