Gender-Based Violence

The United Nations defines violence against women as ...

… any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.

Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence includes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm conducted by a current or former partner