31.05.2019

Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the Americas

Population-based evidence from the Americas confirms that intimate partner violence (IPV) against women remains a widespread public health and human rights problem in the Americas, with reported prevalence of physical and/or sexual IPV ever across countries ranging from about 14-17% to 58.5% women.

With a systematic review the PAHO describes what is known about the prevalence of intimate partner violence against women in the Americas across countries and over time, including geographic coverage, quality, and comparability of data.

Read results of the review

 

 

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