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Global Strategies to Reduce Violence by 50% in 30 Years: Findings from the WHO and University of Cambridge Global Violence Reduction Conference 2014

This report combines the accumulated expertise from the Global Violence Reduction Conference 2014 in a synthesis of findings and recommendations to enhance the impact of policy-making. In May 2014, the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution entitled “Strengthening the role of the health system in addressing violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children”. To further the political momentum towards reducing violence by 50% in the next 30 years, we need a better understanding of the evidence base and its policy relevance. The report is promoting this end.

Author: University of Cambridge, Institute of Criminology, Violence Research Centre

Year of Publication: 2015