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Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide

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Photo: Arne Hoel / WBG

Across the globe, 818 million women have experienced physical or sexual partner violence or sexual violence by a non-partner—almost the total population of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Photo: Khasar Sandag / WBG

Women are more likely to be physically and sexually assaulted or murdered by someone they know—often a family member or intimate partner.

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Photo: Dominic Chavez / WBG

In Tanzania, women in formal wage work who are exposed to severe partner abuse (both lifetime and current) have 60 percent lower earnings.


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