What Factors Contribute to Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Urban, Conflict-Affected Settings? Qualitative Findings from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

@article{Cardoso2016WhatFC,
  title={What Factors Contribute to Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Urban, Conflict-Affected Settings? Qualitative Findings from Abidjan, C{\^o}te d’Ivoire},
  author={Lauren F. Cardoso and Jhumka Gupta and Steve Shuman and Heather Cole and Denise Olga Kpebo and Kathryn Falb},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={93},
  pages={364-378}
}
Rapid urbanization is a key driver of the unique set of health risks facing urban populations. One of the most critical health hazards facing urban women is intimate partner violence (IPV). In post-conflict urban areas, women may face an even greater risk of IPV. Yet, few studies have examined the IPV experiences of urban-dwelling, conflict-affected women, including those who have been internally displaced. This study qualitatively examined the social and structural characteristics of the urban… CONTINUE READING