More likely to be raped than learn to read

by Anna Blanch on March 8, 2012

The infographic represents many many broken hearts and broken dreams and broken lives. For every statistic there is a young girl or boy whose life has been inflicted by wounds that were not theirs to bear.

Today is International Women’s Day. If you’re interested in reading more perspectives on the challenges ahead in eliminating violence against women around the world, then take a look at the 16 Days of Action series I hosted last november.

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