GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND THE HEALTH SECTOR: LESSONS FROM LATIN AMERICA

@article{Guedes2002GENDERBASEDVH,
  title={GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND THE HEALTH SECTOR: LESSONS FROM LATIN AMERICA},
  author={Alessandra Casanova Guedes and Sarah Bott and Judith Helzner},
  journal={Health and Human Rights},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={177-193}
}
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