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Violence against women is a human rights violation with important public health ramifications. Evidence from across the globe documents that such violence is widespread and that women and girls bear the overwhelming burden of violence by intimate partners and sexual violence by any perpetrator.
The Pan American Health Organization has looked into violence against women in Latin America, specifically, in Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, and Peru.
Check out Hispanically Speaking News’ infographic covering violence against women in Latin America.