Violência Doméstica

Brazilian researchers present a study that brings trends of intimate partner violence in Brazil

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important public health problem. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the overall lifetime prevalence of IPV among women who have already had a partner is about 30%, ranging from 20 to 40% for different regions of the world. Compared to men victimized by IPV, women are more likely to have serious injuries. Important: more than 1 in 10 homicides are perpetrated by an intimate partner, and more than