International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2019
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Nov. 29, 2018 - Violence Against Women in the Americas: Data and Action
Sept. 4-6, 2018 - Strengthening the capacity of health care providers to respond to violence against women in Guatemala (in Spanish)
Apr. 4-5, 2018 - Violence in childhood and adolescence in Dominican Republic (in Spanish)
Sept. 18-21, 2017 - Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum
Violence against women & against children
PAHO/WHO's Key Areas For Action
PAHO/WHO has a long history of working to improve prevention of and response to violence against women and violence against children.
Below are four priority areas for violence prevention in the region:
- Improving the scope, quality, dissemination and use of data on violence against women and violence against children for evidence-based policy and programming.
- Strengthening capacity for preventing violence against women and children.
- Improving the health sector response to violence against women and violence against children.
- Supporting the development and revision of national policies and plans on violence prevention and response including specific policies and plans for addressing violence against women.
Download the full document: Violence against women and violence against children: What Can Health Systems do?