Magnitude, type and outcomes of physical violence against married women in Butajira, southern Ethiopia.

@article{Deyessa1998MagnitudeTA,
  title={Magnitude, type and outcomes of physical violence against married women in Butajira, southern Ethiopia.},
  author={Negussie Deyessa and Mesfin Kassaye and Berhanu Demeke and Negussie Taffa},
  journal={Ethiopian medical journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          83-92
        }
}
The seriousness in magnitude of physical violence globally, and lack of information on the dimensions and context of the problem in Ethiopia is very visible. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Meskanena Mareko Woreda, Southern Ethiopia, from November 1 to 30, 1995 to assess the magnitude, type and outcomes of physical violence against married women. A total of 673 married women were included in the study. The study found out the overall prevalence of physical violence against married… CONTINUE READING

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