RESPECT women: Preventing violence against women

Image of front cover Publication details Number of pages: 24 Publication date: 2019 Languages: English WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/18.19 Downloads RESPECT women: Preventing violence against women pdf, 615 Kb Key messages 1 page, pdf 279 Kb Infographics Violence against women is a major public health problem rooted in gender inequality, and is a gross violation of women’s human rights affecting the lives and health of millions of women and girls. Aiming to end violence against women, a package/framework with infographics on prevention of violence against women - RESPECT – Preventing violence against women: A framework for policymakers, was developed, based on the UN framework for action to prevent violence against women from 2015 and updated new evidence. R –elationship skills strengthened E –mpowerment of women S –ervices ensured P –overty reduced E –nvironments made safe C –hild and adolescent abuse prevented T –ransformed attitudes, beliefs, and norms

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