Combating Domestic Violence Against Women

National Action Plan 2007 - 2010

No. of pages: 36

Publication date: 2016

Author: UNFPA

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Violence against women constitutes a violation of fundamental human rights and regrettably, domestic violence against women continues to exist in the 21st century all around the world. Violence not only affects the physical and mental health of women, but also results in a loss of self-esteem and confidence, quality of life and selfsufficiency. It impedes the advancement of women’s legal, social, political and economic status