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Say NO to violence and speak it out loud!


Stand up for your right; SAY NO TO VIOLENCE! According to World Health Organization in an updated sheet from November, 2017, “violence against women – particularly intimate partner violence and sexual violence – is a major public health problem and a violation of women’s human rights; about 1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime; most of this violence is intimate partner violence. Worldwide, almost one third (30%) of women who have been in a relationship report that they have experienced some form of physical and/or sexual violence by their intimate partner in their lifetime; globally, as many as 38% of murders of women are committed by a male intimate partner.” According to the statisticts, 35% of women worldwide (80 countries, to be exact) experience violence, either psychologocal or sexual. We’re talking about WHOLE FEMALE POPULATION and it thrills me how NON-HUMAN we, as a species, are…

According to the same research, main factors of the violence are: lower levels of education (perpetration of sexual violence and experience of sexual violence); a history of exposure to child maltreatment (perpetration and experience); witnessing family violence (perpetration and experience); having multiple partners or suspected by their partners of infidelity (perpetration); attitudes that condone violence (perpetration); community norms that privilege or ascribe higher status to men and lower status to women;


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Say NO to violence and speak it out loud!


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