Brazilian policy responses to violence against women: government strategy and the help-seeking behaviors of women who experience violence.

@article{Kiss2012BrazilianPR,
  title={Brazilian policy responses to violence against women: government strategy and the help-seeking behaviors of women who experience violence.},
  author={Ligia Kiss and Ana Fl{\'a}via Pires Lucas d'Oliveira and Cathy Zimmerman and Lori L. Heise and Lilia Blima Schraiber and Charlotte H. Watts},
  journal={Health and human rights},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={E64-77}
}
Over the past three decades, international covenants have been signed and countries have implemented strategies and legislation to address violence against women. Concurrently, strong evidence on the magnitude and impact of violence against women has emerged from around the world. Despite a growing understanding of factors that may influence women's vulnerability to violence and its effects, key questions about intervention options persist. Using evidence from a WHO household survey on domestic… CONTINUE READING

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