About 30% of all women worldwide have been subjected to physical or sexual violence at least once during their lives, according to a comprehensive survey released by several U.N. agencies on Tuesday.
As much as a quarter of the recent violence has been directed against girls and young women between the ages of 15 and 24, the survey found based on interviews with more than 24,000 women among 10 nations and other data from 158 nations.
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