One in three women throughout the world will experience physical and/or sexual violence by a partner or sexual violence by a non-partner. This violence has a wide range of short- and long-term health consequences. The health system is a place where women who have experienced violence can go to in order to receive services and support for their physical and mental health needs.
Law enforcement agencies with officers trained in a crisis intervention team can save lives and prevent injuries. Learn more about how CIT can make a difference in your community: source