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The Jamaica’s Women’s Health Survey is finally here!

The Jamaica Women’s Health Survey that has been in the making for several years is finally here. It is a pleasure for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to be finally launching this project today. This project is particularly important to the IDB because today we are giving a voice to women and a real dimension to this problem. Violence against women can take many forms but one of the most pervasive and difficult to address is intimate partner violence (IPV), which often takes place behind closed doors. Because intimate partner violence happens outside of public view, there are many misperceptions about how many women experience this type of violence and its impact on their mental and