Violence

Violence is the use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy. Other definitions are also used, such as the World Health Organization's definition of violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment, or deprivation."Internationally, violence resulted in deaths of an estimated 1.28 million people in 2013 up from 1.13 million in 1990. Of the deaths in 2013, roughly 842,000 were attributed to self-harm (suicide), …

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World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and social isolation policies on various forms of domestic violence, but very few have sought to study the effects on femicides. In 2017, according to the World Health the COVID-19 pandemic in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, on femicides, the most extreme form of violence against women (VAW). The analysis distinguishes between the consequences of social distancing measures

of the project “COVID-19, social distancing and violence against women in Brazil (BRAVE)”, a partnership isolation policies on various forms of domestic violence, but very few have sought to study the effects resources to maintain essential services for violence survivors; expanding awareness and access to Brazil, on femicides, the most extreme form of violence against women (VAW)3. Our focus on femicides pandemic. 2 Femicide, the most extreme form of violence against women (VAW), is generally defined as the


IIAG: Ibrahim Index of African Governance · 26 January 2023 English

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), published every two years, is the most comprehensive dataset measuring African governance performance. It constitutes a framework for citizens, governments, institutions, academics and …

Deteriorating security situation driven by rising violence against civilians and armed conflicts Governments Spotlight: Despite better legal protection for women, violence persists Insight: H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Equal Access to Public Services for Women Laws on Violence against Women • • • • Freedom of Association & • • • • Absence of Armed Conflict Absence of Violence against Civilians Absence of Forced Migration indicators, but the primary driver is increased violence against civilians and a rise in armed conflicts


IFS: Institute for Fiscal Studies · 24 January 2023 English

The perceptions were elicited by showing the selected female and male adult survey respondents, typically spouses, the same picture of a standardized toilet and asking a series of questions related …

and Sekhri, S. (2022). Access to toilets and violence against women. Journal of Environmental Economics LndnLockdown_260820.pdf Introduction Timing of Lockdown Domestic Violence Crimes Recorded by the London MPS Empirical Model Algorithm Findings Robustness Conclusions MPS Domestic Violence Crime Data Weather Data AugsburgEtAl2023_intraHH


SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute · 24 January 2023 English

In 2021, a total of 20.2 per cent of the the Horn of Africa, the Sahel, African population was facing hunger, compared to 9.1 per cent in Asia, and Central …

connection between cropland, food security, and violence against civilians’, Journal of Peace Research conflict, particularly in areas with a history of violence and pre-existing competition over resources.33 instability or open conflict at lower levels of violence.51 Libya has been experiencing extreme conditions resort to negative coping mechanisms.53 In Egypt, violence increased significantly in 2013 and 2014, and life saving humanitarian relief. Conflict and violence compound the effects of climatic shocks, for example


PMRC: Policy Monitoring and Research Center · 24 January 2023 English

Ranks fifth on the country’s 92.2% Male top sector employment index The emergence of organised Artisanal and Small-scale mining offers better opportunities to change the gender narrative in the mining …

over and benefit from resources; gender-based violence (GBV) in and around mining sites; limited access payable to traditional authorities. H. Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Labour Exploitation Men largely dominate sites and, in some cases, are characterised by violence and sexual exploitation. This has led to apprehension that there were alsso concerns about GBV, sexual violence, labour exploitation and the use of child labour


ACAPS · 24 January 2023 English

This dataset consolidates key indicators of the Ukraine crisis for the regular comparison and analysis of available data and the tracking of changes in the humanitarian situation. [...] The baseline …

(standard Monthly developments remote violence of explosions and remote violence source) incidents (see ACLED sourcing). Conflict and political Conflict events # violence This is the aggregation of violent inci- ACLED


UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 24 January 2023 English

WIDER Working Paper 2023/9-Inequality and productive structure: New evidence at the world level

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IFS: Institute for Fiscal Studies · 24 January 2023 English

In the final part of the paper, we investigate how the availability of a sanitation subsidy to a sub-set of our study households through the Government of India (GoI)’s flagship …

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IDI: Israel Democracy Institute · 24 January 2023 English

The proportion of secular Jews Freedom of expression: In the previous two surveys, the majority of Jewish who agree with this statement is the lowest of the religious groups, while …

(total sample) 68 Figure 3.12 Agree that the use of violence for political ends is never Figure 4.7 To what total sample) 68 Figure 3.13 Agree that the use of violence for political ends is never Figure 4.8 Would advise Arabs, 82.0%), though there has been  “the use of violence for political ends is never justified” (multi-year overturn laws? 49 42 49  Is it legitimate to use violence for political ends? 40 40 36 35 34 25 29 27  should have the Figure 3.12 / Agree that the use of violence for political ends is power to overturn laws passed


ACAPS · 24 January 2023 English

Since 14 December, the rial started to depreciate again, reaching the YER The stability observed in November was partially the result of the announcement of 1,200 per USD 1 mark …

has also been inconsistent because of recurrent violence in the area, THE DFA INTRODUCES NEW PRICE CUTS


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