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What does the evidence say about women’s empowerment and domestic violence?

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2015
| November 25, 2015

Approximately 30 per cent of women around the world, aged 15 and above, have experienced physical and/or intimate partner violence. Domestic violence is associated with health and psychological problems for women and adverse consequences for children later in life. Despite the seriousness of the issue, the empirical evidence on the effectiveness of prevention interventions is
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