Gender-based violence is a serious human rights violation with major social and developmental implications from an individual to a familial level that extends wider to the community and society. Domestic violence has psychological, behavioral, physical, and sometimes deadly consequences. It is a growing problem across the world, and when we look closer at home – there are many efforts to combat this issue. The numbers show that domestic violence disproportionately affects women and girls. Reporter Andrea Polanco has the story.