Divorce in the context of domestic violence against women in Vietnam

  title={Divorce in the context of domestic violence against women in Vietnam},
  author={Ha Vu and S. Schuler and T. Hoang and T. Quach},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={634 - 647}
This paper examines obstacles for women who face domestic violence in making decisions about divorce and in seeking and securing support for a divorce. The research was undertaken in the context of a project in one district of a coastal province in Vietnam that sought to reduce gender based-violence and mitigate its effects. Data from in-depth interviews and focus-group discussions are used to examine abused women's attitudes, strategies and behaviours and the responses of people in their… Expand
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