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4:13 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Report: Third Of Women Suffer Domestic Violence

The World Health Organization says domestic violence is a "global health problem of epidemic proportions."
Credit By United States Mission Geneva (Flickr: Logo of the World Health Organization) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

June 22, 2013

A new report by the World Health Organization finds one in three women around the world suffer domestic violence.

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