Violence Against Women
- Violence against women - both intimate partner violence and sexual violence against
- School-based programmes to prevent relationship violence among young people are supported by the best evidence of effectiveness
- Situations of conflict, post conflict and displacement may exacerbate existing violence and present new forms of violence
- Forms of violence result in physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health and other health problems, and may increase vulnerability to HIV
- Found that between 15–71% of women reported experiencing physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lives.
- Sexual partner violence and sexual violence can lead to..
Sexually transmitted infections
- Headaches, back pain, abdominal pain, fibromyalgia, gastrointestinal disorders, limited mobility
This kind of abuse can lead to depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, difficulty sleeping, eating disorders, emotional distress and suicide attempts.
Breakdown of the Problem
A study done by WHO has discovered that sexual and physical abuse range mainly between 15 and 49 year olds.
- 15% of women in Japan and 70% of women in Ethiopia and Peru reported physical or sexual violence by a partner
- The first sexual experience is highly reported to be forced by a partner
According to WHO the best prevention out there right now is a school-based program for young adults to prevent violence within relationships.