Reaching Out to Victims of Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is a healthcare issue of epidemic proportions, as well as a blatant violation of victims’ human rights. During the last 30 years, the impact of domestic abuse has been shattering to victims, their families and the communities they arepart of.
The most recent report of the World Health Organization on the prevalence and health consequences of intimate partner violence (IPV) paints a grim picture of the global situation:
35 percent of women worldwide have been the