The World Health Organization estimates that 35 percent of the world’s women and girls will experience physical or sexual violence in their lives.
That’s roughly 1.2 billion women and girls — or the about the total number of men, women, and children who were alive on planet earth in the year 1850.
Here are three simple ways you can help end violence against women and girls…
- Reblog this post to raise awareness.
- Send a message urging your Member of Congress to support the International Violence Against Women Act
- Donate to support Women Thrive Worldwide’s work to reduce gender-based violence.