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Facts and Figures: Ending Violence against Women and Girls
1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence at least once in her lifetime- mostly by intimate partners.
In some countries, the rate of violence against women is as high as 70%.



Globally, the total direct and indirect costs of violence against women for countries are estimated to be as high as 1-2% of Gross National Product. At the global level, this amounts to millions of dollars. 
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