Gender-based violence: a crucial challenge for public health.

  title={Gender-based violence: a crucial challenge for public health.},
  author={Seshananda Sanjel},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  volume={11 42},
This article attempts to summarize the situations of gender-based violence, a major public health issue. Due to the unequal power relations between men and women, women are violated either in family, in the community or in the State. Gender-based violence takes different forms like physical, sexual or psychological/ emotional violence. The causes of gender-based violence are multidimensional including social, economic, cultural, political and religious. The literatures written in relation to… CONTINUE READING

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