IMAP statement on Sexual and Gender-based violence

It is estimated that 1 in 3 (35%) women worldwide have experienced physical and/or sexual violence from an intimate partner
and/or sexual violence by a non‑partner in their lifetime, with the majority of this violence being intimate partner violence.

Of the 87,000 women who were killed intentionally in 2017 globally, an estimated 58% were killed by an intimate partner or family member.Sexual and gender‑based violence (SGBV) is a human rights violation, associated with death, injury and a broad range of negative sexual, mental and physical health issues and socio‑economic impacts.