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Eliminating harmful practices against women and girls

  • Natalia Kanem, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Achim Steiner
    Natalia Kanem, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Achim Steiner

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New York | Thu, June 7, 2018 | 12:27 pm
Eliminating harmful practices against women and girls At least one in three women on the planet has suffered physical or sexual violence, usually at the hands of a family member or intimate partner.  (Shutterstock/-)

PREMIUM The numbers are shocking: at least one in three women on the planet has suffered physical or sexual violence, usually at the hands of a family member or intimate partner. More than 700 million women alive today were married as children.  Up to 250 million women and girls have undergone female genital mutilation.

Although violence against women and girls is widely recognized as ...

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