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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
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Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
BACKGROUND Violence against women is a serious human rights abuse and public health issue. Despite growing evidence of the size of the problem, current evidence comes largely from industrialisedExpand
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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
BACKGROUND This article summarises findings from ten countries from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women. METHODS Standardised population-based surveysExpand
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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 andExpand
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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 onExpand
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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 moreExpand
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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)Expand
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Determinants of partner violence in low and middle-income countries : exploring variation in individual and population-level risk
Background: Lack of understanding of factors that contribute to an individual woman's risk of partner violence as well as factors that collectively account for the distribution of violence acrossExpand
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Violence Against Women
This article encourages the widespread adoption of an integrated, ecological framework for understanding the origins of gender-based violence. An ecological approach to abuse conceptualizes violenceExpand
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Gender inequality and restrictive gender norms: framing the challenges to health
Gender is not accurately captured by the traditional male and female dichotomy of sex. Instead, it is a complex social system that structures the life experience of all human beings. This paper, theExpand
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