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Prevention of violence against women and girls: what does the evidence say?
In this Series paper, we review evidence for interventions to reduce the prevalence and incidence of violence against women and girls. Our reviewed studies cover a broad range of intervention models,Expand
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Researching domestic violence against women: methodological and ethical considerations.
The results of three population-based studies on violence against women in Nicaragua are compared in this article. Two of the studies were regional in scope (León and Managua) and focusedExpand
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Candies in hell: women's experiences of violence in Nicaragua.
The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of domestic violence against women in León, Nicaragua. A survey was carried out among a representative sample of 488 women between the agesExpand
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Bearing witness: ethics in domestic violence research
Epidemiological research involving people has inherent risks. The Council for International Organization of Medical Sciences provides guidance on the ethical principles of epidemiological research,Expand
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Violence against women is strongly associated with suicide attempts: evidence from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women.
Suicidal behaviours are one of the most important contributors to the global burden of disease among women, but little is known about prevalence and modifiable risk factors in low and middle incomeExpand
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Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis
Worldwide, patterns of violence against women differ markedly from violence against men. For example, women are more likely than men to be sexually assaulted or killed by someone they know. TheExpand
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Wife abuse among women of childbearing age in Nicaragua.
OBJECTIVES This study measured the prevalence, frequency, and severity of physical wife abuse and its risk factors in León, Nicaragua. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted with aExpand
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Intimate partner violence, abortion, and unintended pregnancy: Results from the WHO Multi‐country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence
To explore how intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with unintended pregnancy and abortion in primarily low‐ and middle‐income countries.
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Women's strategic responses to violence in Nicaragua
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the responses of women in León, Nicaragua to partner abuse and identify contextual factors associated with the use of certain coping mechanisms and the likelihood ofExpand
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Addressing Gender-Based Violence: A Critical Review of Interventions
This article highlights the progress in building a knowledge base on effective ways to increase access to justice for women who have experienced gender-based violence, offer quality services toExpand
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