Statistics update on violence against women

GWI calls for an end to all violence against women and girls and the barriers this can place in the way to their right to quality, lifelong education. Girls and women should not have to suffer the threat of gender based-violence at home, school, work or in public.

To read GWI’s policy position on various forms of violence against girls and women that affect their ability to access education, their health and their economic independence, follow this link.

For the latest statistics on violence against women and girls, read Chapter 6, on Violence Against Women from the UN Report ‘The World’s Women 2015’,  here.

 

Author: Amy Paunila

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