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VAW-FINAL

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KEY STATISTICS ON AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS
1 in 3 women has been beaten or sexually abused in her lifetime 
Boys who witness their fathers' violence are 10 times more likely to engage in spouse abuse in later adulthood
Every year,                         girls are sexually assaulted at or on their way to school
60 million
In some parts of the world a girl is more likely to be raped than to learn how to read
VIOLENCE
Usually the abuser is a member of her own family or someone known to her
640000 women and girls are trafficked across borders annually 
505600 women are trafficked for sexual exploitation
VICTIMS OF  
Women and girls are                    of the estimated 800,000 people trafficked across national borders annually with the majority -                   - trafficked for sexual exploitation
TRAFFICKING 
80%
79%
Sex-selective abortions
At least                           girls are 'missing' from various populations - mostly in Asia - as a result of:
Infanticide
Neglect
60 Million
5%
Up to           of women report being physically                  while pregnant
abused
          of physically abused Indian women reported                     during pregnancy 
50% 
violence 
Between 100 and 140 million women and girls alive today have been subjected to  
In six African countries over              of women have been subject to this practise
80%
Female Genital Mutilation 
Over                        girls worldwide are 
31.3 million
14.1 million  
60 million 
in South Asia  
Violence and abuse characterise married life for many of these girls 
in Sub-Sahara Africa
child brides
It's time to
stop
this worldwide injustice
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