You are here

01/01/2013 | Document

Violence against women: The health sector responds

Portada Violencia contra la mujer: Respuesta del sector de la salud

One in three women aged 15-49 years will experience physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lives. A new infographic highlights these numbers alongside facts on the severe health and social consequences of intimate partner and sexual violence. It also outlines what the health sector can do in preventing and responding to violence against women. (Launched jointly by the Departments of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, and Reproductive Health and Research in the context of the 66th World Health Assembly).


  • Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS)

UN Symbol