Communal Violence in Gujarat, India: Impact of Sexual Violence and Responsibilities of the Health Care System

  title={Communal Violence in Gujarat, India: Impact of Sexual Violence and Responsibilities of the Health Care System},
  author={Renu Khanna},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  pages={142 - 152}
  • R. Khanna
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Medicine
  • Reproductive Health Matters

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