About 1 in 3 or 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime, according to WHO estimates.
WHO with UN Women, together with 11 partners, have developed RESPECT women: preventing violence against women – a framework aimed primarily at policy-makers. This set of action-oriented steps aims to guide interventions and programmes to prevent violence against women.
Business continuity planning will increase WHO resilience in the face of potential disruptions to the Organization’s ability to operate during emergencies. Business continuity plans cover all WHO offices and staff.
This contingency planning guidance, a set of actions to prepare for emergencies from all hazards and to help minimize their impact, is proposed.
The World Health Report Expert assessment of global health including statistics. Each report focuses on a particular theme.