• About Stephanie Asher

    Stephanie Asher is a United Nations Association of the National Capital Area graduate fellow and a program coordinator for International Medicine Programs at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University, where she is working on a master's degree in public health. Her undergraduate degree, in Middle Eastern studies, is also from George Washington.

    Three Ways to Help Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

    by  • May 3, 2017 • Gender-Based Violence, Health and Population, Human Rights, WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    Celebrating International Women's Day in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 2015

    Everyone has a fundamental right to live free of violence. Yet violence against women and girls is a health epidemic and a leading cause of injury and disability for women across the globe. In many regions, it kills as many women and girls from ages 15 to 44 as cancer and surpasses injury from...

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