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29 Apr 2014 description
report Geneva Declaration

Introduction

More than 526,000 people are killed each year as a result of lethal violence, and nine out of ten of these deaths occur in non-conflict settings. Lethal violence is strongly linked to underdevelopment and failure to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (Geneva Declaration Secretariat, 2011, p. 1).

13 Jun 2011 description
report Geneva Declaration

Widespread both in conflict and non-conflict situations, violence against women has devastating effects on individuals, communities, and on economic and social development generally.

Tackling Violence against Women: From Knowledge to Practical Initiatives is a new publication from the Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development, discussing the need for specific initiatives to address this global problem.