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Educating Women for HIV Prevention: Does Exposure to Mass Media Make Them More Knowledgeable?
Mass media is an important vehicle for health promotion in developing countries. In Bangladesh multiple media campaigns are being carried out to educate people about HIV/AIDS. We examined the extentExpand
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Married Women’s Justification of Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh: Examining Community Norm and Individual-Level Risk Factors
  • S. Jesmin
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Violence and Victims
  • 2015
One-third of the women worldwide experience intimate partner violence (IPV) that increases their vulnerability to both short- and long-term physical, sexual, reproductive, and mental health problems.Expand
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Social Determinants of Married Women’s Attitudinal Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence
  • S. Jesmin
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of interpersonal violence
  • 1 November 2017
Informed by the social determinants of health (SDH) framework, this study examined whether women’s attitudinal acceptance of intimate partner violence (IPV) varies according to materialExpand
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Maternal Pregnancy Intention and Professional Antenatal Care Utilization in Bangladesh: A Nationwide Population-Based Survey
Objective To investigate the association between maternal pregnancy intention and professional antenatal and delivery care utilization. Methods Our data were derived from the 2011 nationallyExpand
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Parental Leave and Fathers' Involvement with Children in Bangladesh: A Comparison with United States
INTRODUCTIONMost industrialized nations have made both paternity and parental employment leave available to fathers in conjunction with childbirth. Granting leave is one of the primary policy andExpand
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Why Do Some Women Know More? An Exploration of the Association of Community Socioeconomic Characteristics, Social Capital, and HIV/AIDS Knowledge
The objective of this study was to investigate the associations of community-level socio-economic status (SES) characteristics and social capital with women's knowledge of HIV/AIDS. We used aExpand
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Can a woman refuse sex if her husband has a sexually transmitted infection? Attitudes toward safer-sex negotiation among married women in Bangladesh
In developing countries, HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancy take an enormous toll on women's reproductive health, yet preventive programmes are lacking as marriedExpand
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Association between intimate partner violence during pregnancy and maternal pregnancy complications among recently delivered women in Bangladesh
Intimate partner violence (IPV), an actual or threatened physical, sexual, or psychological abuse by a current or former partner or spouse, is a common global public health issue. Understanding bothExpand
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Community Influences on Married Women’s Safer Sex Negotiation Attitudes in Bangladesh: A Multilevel Analysis
The influence of disadvantaged or deprived community on individuals’ health risk-behaviors is increasingly being documented in a growing body of literature. However, little is known about the effectsExpand
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