Violence - for example, child abuse, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, gang violence, and suicide - is a major public health problem worldwide. In 2001, violence accounted for 45 million disability-adjusted life years lost, with low- and middle-income countries bearing the largest burden. But violence can be prevented. The IOM's Forum on Global Violence Prevention works to reduce violence worldwide by promoting research on both protective and risk factors and encouraging evidence-based prevention efforts. The Forum aims to facilitate dialogue and exchange by bringing together experts from all areas of violence prevention, including behavioral scientists, policy makers, criminal justice professionals, social service providers, economists, legal experts, journalists, philanthropists, faith-based organizations, corporate social responsibility officers, among others.
Global Violence Prevention: Six-Volume Set is a set of reports issued by the Forum. These reports summarize evidence-based and impartial multidisciplinary exchanges of information and ideas concerning violence prevention. The reports illuminate policy, research, and practice priorities worthy of further study or investment and gather information on the scientific basis and public health needs pertinent to global violence prevention.
|Total Value of Set||$279.00|