Media advisory: UN Women co-sponsored events during the 57th Commission on the Status of Women, 4 – 15 March 2013

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Media advisory: UN Women co-sponsored events during the 57th Commission on the Status of Women, 4 – 15 March 2013

It is estimated that up to seven in ten women globally will be beaten, raped, abused, or mutilated in their lifetimes. Violence against women is universal, and is prevalent in all countries and all settings. A gross human rights violation, it fractures families and communities and hampers development, also costing countries billions of dollars annually in healthcare costs and lost productivity...


read about the CSW side events on the UN Women's site

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