Violence against women: Save her life and treat her injuries first
According to a WHO report, more than a third of women experience sexual or physical violence around the world. At such pandemic proportions, violence against women is a serious global health and public policy problem.
In addition to increasing a women’s vulnerability to depression, alcohol use disorders, pregnancy-related complications, and STIs, including HIV, intimate partner violence is a significant cause of death and injury:
- 42% of women experience injuries from physical or …