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Violence against women: impact on sexual and reproductive health.

  title={Violence against women: impact on sexual and reproductive health.},
  author={L. Heise and M. Ellsberg},
  • L. Heise, M. Ellsberg
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Based on a review of over 1000 articles surveys and studies this paper discusses the impact of violence against women on sexual and reproductive health. It is noted that 10-60% of married or partnered women experienced at least one incident of physical violence from their partner. It is common also that physical violence is accompanied by sexual and emotional abuse. Although violence cuts across all socioeconomic groups women living in poverty are at increased risk of physical abuse by an… CONTINUE READING
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