"A baby girl born today will still face inequality and discrimination, no matter where her mother lives. We have a common obligation to ensure her right to live free from the violence that affects one in three women globally; to earn equal pay for equal work; to be free of the discrimination that prevents her from participating in the economy; to have an equal say in the decisions that affect her life; and to decide if and when she will have children, and how many she will have."

Ban Ki-moon

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DO WE REALLY LISTEN

When women, young people of children disclose violence and abuse within the family are we open to hearing them?

Do we know how to ask?

Can we read the signs?

DO WE MAKE THE LINKS?

Did you know that PTSD was more common amongst those experiencing domestic violence than soldiers who have seen combat?

The psychological trauma from living with domestic abuse begins to adversely affect children even before they are born?

The hidden casualties don't always make a splash in the media as their suicides are not properly linked to the abuse they are trying to escape.

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