Thomson Reuters Highlights New Conflict Report

October 13, 2017 — Thomson Reuters Foundation News features The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia report and analysis from Patrick Barron in “More women killed in gender violence than armed conflicts in parts of Asia – expert.”

Gender-based violence is emerging as one of the deadliest forms of violence in Asia and it has killed more women than armed conflicts in some parts of the region, an expert on conflict said on Friday, calling for more attention to the issue. Researcher Patrick Barron of the U.S.-based non-profit The Asia Foundation said a two-year study on conflicts and violence revealed violence against women in Asia has greater—and more deadly—impacts than previously thought.

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