According to the WHO report Global and regional estimates of violence against women, 25% of women in the European Region experience physical and/or sexual violence by intimate partners at some point of their life, and 5% experience sexual violence from people who are not their partners.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ECEC shares some valuable tools to help ensure timely access to emergency contraception to rape survivors.
- WHO: Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women. WHO clinical and policy guidelines
- International Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ICEC): EC FOR RAPE SURVIVORS. A Human Rights and Public Health Imperative.