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WHO Press Conference
Date: 20 June 2013
14:00 - 14:45
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: Press briefing to launch a first global report on the worldwide prevalence of violence against women and the serious impacts it has on women’s health



Press briefing to launch a first global report on the worldwide prevalence of violence against women and the serious impacts it has on women’s health. Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual. Alongside the report, WHO will launch new clinical and policy guidelines to help health services better respond to this global crisis ( embargo to be lifted at 3 pm Geneva time on Thursday 20 June 2013)

•          Dr Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director-General for Family, Women and Children’s Health, WHO

•          Doctor Claudia Garcia Moreno, Lead Specialist, Gender, Reproductive Rights, Sexual Health and Adolescence, WHO


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