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Gender-based Violence | A Look at the Numbers

Published on:   November 20, 2013

Violence against women and girls is arguably the world's most pervasive human rights abuse. Globally, one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime. 

This fact sheet lays out some of the key statistics on violence against women and girls globally, and provides an example of the amazing women working around the world to keep women and girls safe.