International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

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Fighting violence against women with better data in the Asia-Pacific

Violence against women has taken some particularly vicious forms in Asia and the Pacific the last few years, with headlines including acid attacks, gang rapes and honor killings. Recently, a new program has joined the fight against gender-based violence in a most supportive role – strengthening the region’s capacity to collect better data using better methods for better policies.