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Butchart, Alexander, Christopher Mikton and Etienne Krug. 2014 ‘Key Data on Violence Are Often Lacking.’ Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014, p. viii. Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 10 December

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Key data on violence are often lacking…

Fully 60% of countries do not have usable data on homicide from civil or vital registration sources. For many of the countries where these data do exist, they often lack specificity, such as the sex and age of the victim, the relationship of victim to perpetrator, and the mechanism of homicide - all of which are needed to design and monitor prevention efforts…

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