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WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women: Initial Results on Prevalence, Health Outcomes and Women's Responses
This report of the WHO Multi-country Study on Womens Health and Domestic Violence against Women analyses data collected from over 24 000 women in 10 countries representing diverse culturalExpand
Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
The findings confirm that physical and sexual partner violence against women is widespread and the variation in prevalence within and between settings highlights that this violence in not inevitable, and must be addressed. Expand
Global and regional estimates of violence against women: prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence.
This report presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) andExpand
What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
Despite wide variations in the prevalence of IPV, many factors affected IPV risk similarly across sites, and the strength of the association was greatest when both the woman and her partner had the risk factor. Expand
Intimate partner violence and women's physical and mental health in the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence: an observational study
Findings from ten countries from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women suggest intimate partner violence is associated with serious public-health consequences that should be addressed in national and global health policies and programmes. Expand
Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
A combined microfinance and training intervention can lead to reductions in levels of intimate-partner violence in programme participants, and social and economic development interventions have the potential to alter risk environments for HIV and intimacy violence in southern Africa. Expand
The Global Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women
Data from 81 countries was used to estimate global prevalence of intimate partner violence against women and produced reliable comparative data to guide policy and monitor progress. Expand
The global prevalence of intimate partner homicide: a systematic review
The median prevalence of intimate partner homicide was calculated by country and region overall, and for women and men separately, and adjustments to account for unknown victim-offender relationships generally increased the prevalence. Expand
Understanding the impact of a microfinance-based intervention on women's empowerment and the reduction of intimate partner violence in South Africa.
It is indicated that economic and social empowerment of women can contribute to reductions in intimate partner violence. Expand
Intimate partner violence during pregnancy: analysis of prevalence data from 19 countries
The authors' data suggest that intimate partner violence during a pregnancy is a common experience, and that global initiatives to reduce maternal mortality and improve maternal health must devote increased attention to violence against women, particularly violence during pregnancy. Expand