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Violence Prevention

Researchers seek to ensure safety of women in studies of gender-based violence

2011-12-06 10:20:57

Research on violence against women has generated a growing body of data over the past two decades, providing valuable evidence for policymakers, planners, and advocates to address this crucial public health problem.

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Jerry Rivera Asks Men to Speak Out to Stop Violence against Women

2011-11-25 09:24:41

In a new public service announcement (PSA) launched today by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), salsa and pop singer Jerry Rivera calls on men to openly denounce violence against women, a public health problem that affects more than half of women in some Latin American countries.

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Jerry Rivera to support “Unite to End Violence against Women” campaign

2011-10-20 18:12:47

Singer Jerry Rivera, a Champion of Health of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), will appear in a new public service campaign as part of the global “Unite to End Violence against Women” initiative. The campaign will be launched in Colombia on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Nov. 25.

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Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women

2011-05-27 07:10:31


Despite the growing efforts of public and social health to decrease violence against women, it remains a major public health issue in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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