Intimate Partner Violence and Population Mental Health: Why Poverty and Gender Inequities Matter


Steven Pinker [1] suggests that the world is becoming less violent. Yet, although it has been nearly two decades since the United Nations issued its Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, the global burden of violence against women still remains alarmingly high [2]. Violence commonly results in physical injury, and other serious physical… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001440


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