Ending domestic violence would save would save thousands of lives and approximately $8.3 billion in expenses annually.
Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO.
The US Preventive Services Task Force released a draft recommendation for routine IPV screening among women of child bearing age.
Obstetrician-gynecologists are in a unique position to assess and provide support for women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) because of the nature of the patient/physician relationship and the many opportunities for intervention that occur.
On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in the United States, according to new findings released in December 2011 by the CDC.
On July 19, 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report at the US Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) request to identify critical gaps in preventive services for women.