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Violence against women is a human rights violation. Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and women. Violence against women impacts on, and impedes, progress in many areas, including poverty eradication, combating HIV/AIDS, and peace and security.
Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women (A/RES/48/104)
Violence against women migrant workers (A/C.3/66/L.18)
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