Confronting intimate partner violence: a global health priority.

@article{Chibber2011ConfrontingIP,
  title={Confronting intimate partner violence: a global health priority.},
  author={Karuna S. Chibber and Suneeta Krishnan},
  journal={The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York},
  year={2011},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={
          449-57
        }
}
Intimate partner violence--physical, psychological, or sexual abuse of women perpetrated by intimate partners--is one of the most common forms of violence against women, and is associated with adverse women's reproductive and maternal health outcomes. We review the opportunities for addressing intimate partner violence by the health system, examine promising approaches, and outline future challenges for developing effective health-systems responses to violence. Evidence shows that women seldom… CONTINUE READING

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