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Violence Against Women Is Not a Private Matter, It Is a Global Public Health Problem of Epidemic Proportions

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 9:50 AM

Yesterday, Wednesday 10 December 2014, marked Human Rights Day and the end of the 16 Days of Activism to end gender based violence, which began on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The 16 days are meant to...

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Violence Against Women: A Global Public Health Problem of Epidemic Proportions

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2013 | 10:01 AM

Twenty years ago, when I first started working on violence against women as a trainee doctor, colleagues told me I was wasting my time. Gender-based violence was a social problem, not a health issue, they said.

In those days awareness about violence against women was generally pretty low, particularly...

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