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17/07/2013 | Documento
Violência
Saúde sexual e reprodutiva

Executive summary: Global and regional estimates of violence against women: prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

Global and regional estimates of violence against women: prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence
Portada Resumen de Orientación, Estimaciones mundiales y regionales de la violencia contra la mujer: prevalencia y efectos de la violencia conyugal y de la violencia sexual no conyugal en la salud

This report, developed by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council presents the first global systematic review and synthesis of the body of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women — violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (nonpartner sexual violence). It shows, for the first time, aggregated global and regional prevalence estimates of these two forms of violence, generated using population data from all over the world that have been compiled in a systematic way. The report also details the effects of violence on women’s physical, sexual and reproductive, and mental health.