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Dating violence against adolescent girls and associated substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality.
Data from both surveys indicate that physical and sexual dating violence against adolescent girls is associated with increased risk of substance use, unhealthy weight control, sexual risk behavior, pregnancy, and suicidality.
Violence Against Immigrant Women
Data reveal that immigrant culture and context offer resiliency factors through which programs and policy can be used to better serve these populations of immigrant women.
Intimate partner violence against South Asian women in greater Boston.
Culturally tailored domestic violence services and IPV education are needed for this underserved population of South Asian women.
Prevalence of child marriage and its effect on fertility and fertility-control outcomes of young women in India: a cross-sectional, observational study
Intimate partner violence and HIV infection among married Indian women.
Among married Indian women, physical violence combined with sexual violence from husbands was associated with an increased prevalence of HIV infection and prevention of IPV may augment efforts to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS.
HIV prevalence and predictors of infection in sex-trafficked Nepalese girls and women.
CONTEXT Sex trafficking of girls and women is widespread across South Asia and is recognized as both a violent gender-based crime and major human rights violation. Inadequate empirical data exist to…
Intimate partner violence victimization prior to and during pregnancy among women residing in 26 U.S. states: associations with maternal and neonatal health.
Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
- JG Silverman, J. Gupta, M. Decker, N. Kapur, A. Raj
- MedicineBJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and…
- 1 October 2007
Objective To estimate (1) lifetime prevalence of physical and sexual victimisation from husbands among a national sample of Bangladeshi women, (2) associations of unwanted pregnancy and experiences…
Perpetration of intimate partner violence associated with sexual risk behaviors among young adult men.
- A. Raj, M. Santana, Ana La Marche, H. Amaro, K. Cranston, J. Silverman
- PsychologyAmerican journal of public health
- 1 October 2006
IPV perpetration was common among young men and was associated with increased sexual risk behaviors and fatherhood, and urban community health centers may offer an important venue for reaching this at-risk population.