Sexual coercion of married women in Nepal

  title={Sexual coercion of married women in Nepal},
  author={Ramesh Kant Adhikari and Jyotsna Tamang},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
BACKGROUND Sexual coercion is an important public health issue due to its negative association with social and health outcomes. The paper aims to examine the prevalence of sexual coercion perpetrated by husbands on their wives in Nepal and to identify the characteristics associated with this phenomenon. METHODS The data used in this paper comes from a cross-sectional survey on "Domestic Violence in Nepal" carried out in 2009. A total of 1,536 married women were interviewed and associations… CONTINUE READING


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