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Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war

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Reuters has just published a new article entitled “Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war – study.”  The article gives a great overview of the findings from our most recent set of research papers which analyze conflict and violence targets in the post-2015 development agenda. 

"The study, which its authors said was a first attempt to estimate global costs of violence, urged the United Nations to pay more attention to abuse at home that gets less attention than armed conflicts from Syria to Ukraine.' For every civil war battlefield death, roughly nine people ... are killed in inter-personal disputes,' Anke Hoeffler of Oxford University and James Fearon of Stanford University wrote in the report."

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