Some Countries Spend More On Domestic Violence Costs Than On Primary Education: Report

WOMEN. HEALING. VIOLENCE.

 | by  Rebecca Klein

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A report out this week from the World Bank Group examined some of the challenges facing women around the world and uncovered some unequivocally devastating finds. As shown in the map below, a significant share of women, especially in Africa and South Asia, have experienced physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner during their lifetime.

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