Violence and Injury Prevention

Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women: taking action and generating evidence

Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women: taking action and generating evidence is an important tool for violence prevention researchers, practitioners and advocates.

This manual outlines the nature, magnitude, risks and consequences of intimate partner and sexual violence. It outlines strategies to prevent these forms of violence against women and describes how these can be tailored to the needs, capacities and resources of particular settings.

It also emphasizes the importance of integrating scientific evaluation into all prevention activities in order to expand current knowledge of what works.

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