Violence Against Women 's Rights

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Violence against Women
According to the United Nations Violence against Women is any act of gender-based violence that ,results in, or likely to result in,physical,sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including treats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in private or public life. It is also an extreme violation against a women 's right which has become an epidemic in our society. For several reasons, Violence against Women continues to soars drastically as result of, lack of resources such as: education, financial resources, high risk of sexually transmitted diseases, and exposure to abuse from an early age, gender equality and alcoholism. Violence against Women has no boundaries, we have to be prepare to face the facts and embrace them for a change.
In addition, statistics’ have proven that majority of abusers are men. Based on the findings from Prevention and Injury Control and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) more than 1.5 million women are rape or physically assaulted by an intimate partner annually. While the Department of Justice reported in 2000, 25.5 percent of women reported being raped, physically assaulted and or stalked by an intimate partner in their lifetime.
In general, victims of repeated acts of violence are more endangered than women of isolated incidents. According to the Center for Disease Control and the National Center for Injury Prevention, almost 5.3 million intimate partner victimizations of…
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