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Prevalence of emotional, physical and sexual abuse of women in three South African provinces.

  title={Prevalence of emotional, physical and sexual abuse of women in three South African provinces.},
  author={Rachel Jewkes and Loveday Penn-Kekana and Jonathan Levin and M. M. Ratsaka and Michael D. Schrieber},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={91 5},
INTRODUCTION There is growing recognition in the ranks of the South African government that violence against women is a serious problem facing us all. Until now data on the epidemiology of violence against women in South Africa have been scanty. This report presents the findings of the first major community-based prevalence study. OBJECTIVES To describe the prevalence of physical, sexual, financial, and emotional abuse of women. METHODS A cross-sectional study conducted in the Eastern Cape… 

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