Tanya Singh
Jan 23, 2018

Healthcare Sector

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Alan Gao
Jan 28, 2018

I think the healthcare system can play a huge role in the prevention of sexual violence. From identification of the issue to treatment of victims, the involvement of the healthcare system will be critical in addressing sexual violence. The huge fallacy for most countries is how little time/resources healthcare providers devote towards the issue. A 2007 survey found that more than 52% of women had never been asked about sexual violence (http://www.pcar.org/sites/default/files/resource-pdfs/tab_2010_fall_healthcareandsurvivors.pdf). Perhaps incentivization or something of the sort would help?

 

 

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