More than 1.6 million people are killed by violence around the world each year, a major report reveals.
The World Health Organization said that millions of others are left injured as a result of attacks.
Violence is now the leading cause of death among people aged between 15 and 44.
"There is nothing inevitable about violence, nor is it an intrinsic part of the human condition," Dr Etienne Krug, WHO
The WHO has called on governments across the globe to take urgent action to cut murder rates, domestic violence and armed conflict
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