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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....

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.

Behavioral researcher conducts Attorney General's state domestic violence homicide report

When cases of intimate partner domestic violence appear in national news, University of Kentucky behavioral researcher TK Logan said she often hears the question, "Why don't women leave?"

[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 ...

[Series] From work with men and boys to changes of social norms and reduction of inequities in gender relations: a conceptual shift in prevention of violence against women and girls

Violence perpetrated by and against men and boys is a major public health problem. Although individual men's use of violence differs, engagement of all men and boys in action to prevent violence again...

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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...

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.

The influence of women's empowerment on maternal health care utilization: Evidence from Albania.

Women in Albania receive antenatal care and postnatal care at lower levels than in other countries in Europe. Moreover, there are large socio-economic and regional disparities in maternal health care ...

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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