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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 cultural
Violence against women: an integrated, ecological framework.
  • L. Heise
  • Sociology
    Violence against women
  • 1998
This article encourages the widespread adoption of an integrated, ecological framework for understanding the origins of gender-based violence by using the ecological framework as a heuristic tool to organize the existing research base into an intelligible whole.
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.
Researching violence against women: a practical guide for researchers and activists
Now that international attention is focused on gender-based violence methodologically rigorous research is needed to guide the formulation and implementation of effective interventions policies and
What Works to Prevent Partner Violence? An Evidence Overview.
  • L. Heise
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 2011
Lori Heise reviews the empirical evidence of what works in low- and middle-income countries to prevent violence against women by their husbands and other male partners. The review focuses on
Violence by intimate partners.
One of the most common forms of violence against women is that performed by a husband or an intimate male partner. This is in stark contrast to the situation for men who in general are much more
Ending Violence Against Women
This issue of Population Reports focuses on ending violence against women. It tackles primarily two types of violence: 1) abuse of women within marriage and other intimate relationships; and 2)