What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence

@inproceedings{Abramsky2011WhatFA,
  title={What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence},
  author={Tanya Abramsky and Charlotte H. Watts and Claudia Garc{\'i}a-Moreno and Karen M Devries and Ligia Kiss and Mary Carroll Ellsberg and Henrica A. F. M. Jansen and Lori L. Heise},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a global public health and human rights concern. Despite a growing body of research into risk factors for IPV, methodological differences limit the extent to which comparisons can be made between studies. We used data from ten countries included in the WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence to identify factors that are consistently associated with abuse across sites, in order to inform the design of IPV… CONTINUE READING
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