The association between female genital mutilation and intimate partner violence.

@article{Salihu2012TheAB,
  title={The association between female genital mutilation and intimate partner violence.},
  author={Hamisu M. Salihu and Euna M. August and Jason L. Salemi and Hanna E Weldeselasse and Yeya dit Sadio Sarro and Amina P. Alio},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={119 13},
  pages={1597-605}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether female genital mutilation (FGM) is a risk factor for intimate partner violence (IPV) and its subtypes (physical, sexual and emotional). DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional study. SETTING The study used the 2006 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) conducted in Mali. POPULATION A total of 7875 women aged 15-49 years who responded to the domestic violence and female circumcision modules in the 2006 administration of the DHS in Mali. METHODS Multivariable… CONTINUE READING
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