According to UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), a staggering one in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence — mostly by an intimate partner. Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women is a global pandemic that takes place in public and private spaces.
Unwomen.org. “Infographic: Violence against women”. Available from URL: http://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2015/11/infographic-violence-against-women. [Accessed 2016-10-10].