Sexual violenceBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0405218 (Published 01 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:0405218
- Chibuzo C Odigwe, Clegg scholar1
Sexual violence is currently viewed as a global public health problem by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO's website currently has a wealth of information on the issue (www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/violence/interpersonal/ip3/en/ and www.who.int/reproductive-health/publications/rhr_02_8/clinical_management.pdf). These resources give an insight into the extent of the problem, the consequences and risk factors predisposing to sexual violence, and highlight possible preventive measures.
Another informative site on the problem is hosted by the Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights (www.stopvaw.org). This site is a “tool …