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22.7% of pregnant women suffer intimate partner violence, Spanish study shows

A new study analyses the violent behaviors exhibited towards pregnant women. While 21% of women suffer emotional violence during pregnancy, 3.6% encounter physical or sexual violence. Furthermore, 36....

A third of Indian women who experience violence during pregnancy have complications

Researchers have urged frontline health workers in India to identify and counsel pregnant women who are subjected to domestic violence to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, after finding a... ...

Impact of domestic violence on women's mental health

(University of Montreal) In addition to their physical injuries, women who are victims of domestic violence are also at a greater risk of mental health problems such as depression and psychotic sympto...

Violence and Exploitation against Women and Girls

Violence against elderly women, disabled women, and pregnant women are addressed, as are the public health issues related to violence against women.

[Comment] Research priorities to address violence against women and girls

Violence against women and girls is increasingly visible on the global health and development agenda—both as a matter of social justice and equality for women and as a public health priority. After ...

Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls

Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either phy...

Who’s Your One In Four?

SOURCE: Mary Kay DESCRIPTION:When I was younger, I never thought I would know anyone affected by domestic violence. As I got older, I found that wasn't true. As the years have gone by, I can think of ...

The Society for Women’s Health Research Announces “Beyond the Bruises” Campaign Highlighting the Effects of Domestic Violence on Chronic Disease

Washington (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR ®), a national non-profit and thought leader in research on sex differences in health and disease, today ann...

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Motives and Characteristics of Domestic Violence Homicides and Suicides among Women in India.

ABSTRACT Domestic violence homicides and suicides are significant causes of deaths among women in India. This study examined characteristics and motives of various types of domestic violence related h...

Women's Perceptions and Experiences of Domestic Violence: An Observational Study From Hyderabad, Pakistan.

This community-based observational study of 1,325 women seen for antenatal care examined how women in Pakistan define violence against women (VAW), with an emphasis on domestic violence, what an accep...

Prevention of domestic violence against women and children in low-income and middle-income countries.

Violence against women and children is increasingly recognized as an important and urgent public health, social and human rights issue cutting across geographical, socioeconomic and cultural boundarie...

How do primary health care professionals deal with pregnant women who are victims of domestic violence?

to determine how Family Health Strategy professionals recognize and deal with domestic violence in pregnant women.

Facial Disfigurement Stigma: A Study of Victims of Domestic Assaults With Fire in India.

In India, the incidence of fire attacks on women has risen dramatically. Although studies and media accounts describe how and why these attacks occur, no research has investigated the lives of survivo...

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