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    World Health Organization ; UNODC, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ; UNDP, United Nations Development Programme ; [Alexander Butchart and Christopher Mikton coordinated and wrote the report].
    Summary: The Global status report on violence prevention 2014, which reflects data from 133 countries, is the first report of its kind to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner and sexual violence, and elder abuse. Jointly published by WHO, the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the report reviews the current status of violence prevention efforts in countries, and calls for a scaling up of violence prevention programmes; stronger legislation and enforcement of laws relevant for violence prevention; and enhanced services for victims of violence.--Publisher description

    Contents:
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Executive summary
    Part I. Background
    Interpersonal violence--a universal challenge
    Part II. State of the problem
    Deaths and injuries are only a fraction of the burden
    Part III. Findings
    Knowledge of the true extent of the problem is hindered by gaps in data
    National action planning is underway in many countries
    Countries are investing in prevention but not on a level commensurate with the scale and severity of the problem
    Countries can do more to address key risk factors for violence through policy and other measures
    Laws relevant to violence have been widely enacted but enforcement is inadequate
    Availability of services to identify, refer, protect and support victims varies markedly
    Part IV. The way forward
    Conclusions
    Recommendations: national, regional and international
    References
    Part V. Explanatory notes
    Method for data collection and validation
    Estimating global homicide deaths
    Country profiles: explanation
    Part VI. At a glance
    Part VII. Glossary
    Part VIII. Country profiles
    Part IX. Statistical annex.
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    Books: General Collection (Downstairs)
    HM1116 .B883 2014
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