Violence against women in Ghana: a look at women's perceptions and review of policy and social responses.

@article{Amoakohene2004ViolenceAW,
  title={Violence against women in Ghana: a look at women's perceptions and review of policy and social responses.},
  author={Margaret Ivy Amoakohene},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 11},
  pages={2373-85}
}
This study examines violence against women in Ghana and how it affects and is perceived by them. It looks at violence as experienced by Ghanaian women of varying ages, socio-economic status and professional standing. It defines domestic violence as violence intentionally perpetrated by husbands or male partners--people known to be intimate associates. Domestic violence is approached from a multidimensional perspective by examining the multiple facets of violence against women: sexual, socio… CONTINUE READING

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