Posted by in on November 11, 2008

Exposing Violence Against Women, New research sheds light on global trends

Only a decade ago, violence against women was a marginal issue on the international health and development agenda. Little was known about the extent of violence or its effects on the health of women and children. That’s why the World Health Organization, PATH, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine embarked on a landmark study that crossed countries and cultures to shed light on gender-based violence.