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WHO Multi-country Study on Women"s Health and Domestic Violence against Women

Women and Health WHO Department on Gender

WHO Multi-country Study on Women"s Health and Domestic Violence against Women

Initial Results on Prevalence, Health Outcomes and Women"s Responses

by Women and Health WHO Department on Gender

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Published by World Health Organization .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestic violence,
  • Women"s Health - General,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12898554M
    ISBN 10924159358X
    ISBN 109789241593588

      Domestic violence is a global health problem as well as a violation against human rights. The aim of this study was to explore prevalence and incidence of domestic violence during pregnancy and 1 to years postpartum as well as to explore the history of violence among new mothers in the southwestern region of Sweden. In addition, the aim was to explore the association between domestic. The Violence Against Women Act of (VAWA) was a United States federal law (Title IV, sec. of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, H.R. ) signed as Pub.L. – by President Bill Clinton on Septem (codified in part at 42 U.S.C. sections through ). The Act provided $ billion toward investigation and prosecution of violent crimes.

    Domestic violence in India includes any form of violence suffered by a person from a biological relative, but typically is the violence suffered by a woman by male members of her family or relatives. According to a National Family and Health Survey in , total lifetime prevalence of domestic violence was % and % for sexual violence among women aged 15–   Ellsberg M, Jansen HA, Heise L, Watts CH, Garcia-Moreno C, WHO Multicountry Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women Study Team. Intimate partner violence and women’s physical and mental health in the WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence: an observational study. Lancet. ;()–

    Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence. In particular, Claudia García Moreno, coordinator of the study, has supported this project from its inception and has provided invaluable financial, technical, and moral support throughout. We are also grateful to Henrica Jansen for permission to use her beautiful photographs from. In the WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence, between 19% (Ethiopia) and 55% (Peru) of women who had ever experienced physical violence by their intimate partner reported being injured as a result (4). Chronic health problems In most settings, women who have experienced physical or sexual violence by a.


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WHO Multi-country Study on Women"s Health and Domestic Violence against Women by Women and Health WHO Department on Gender Download PDF EPUB FB2

WHO Multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women Overview. The WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women was a groundbreaking effort to document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and other forms of violence against women using population-based sampling.

This report of the WHO Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women, along with the recommendations it contains, is an invaluable contribution to the struggle to eliminate violence against women.

Foreword vii Preface Yakın Ertürk Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences Foreword.

This landmark World Health Organizatin (WHO) study analyses data from interviews with o women in countries representing diverse cultural, geographical and urban/rural settings. The study uncovers the forms and patterns of violence against women across these locations and finds that violence from intimate male partners is a major contributor to women's ill-health.

WHO Multi-Country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence Against Women, Report / Research Study. WHO’s landmark study documents violence against women by their intimate partners. This report presents the initial results based on evidence collected from over 24 women in 10 countries.

Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault. Get this from a library. WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses.

[Claudia García-Moreno; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.; Program for Appropriate Technology in Health.; World Health Organization. Department of Gender, Women and Health.;] -- "Analyses data. WHO Multi-Country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence Against Women: Initial Results on Prevalence, Health Outcomes and Women's Responses Author: WHO.

The WHO Multi-coutnry Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence Against Women collected information from women in twelve countries on their physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health as well as incidence of intimate partner and and childhood sexual violence.

Emphasis on Chapter 9: Women's coping strategies and responses to physical violence by intimate partners. WHO’s landmark study documents violence against women by their intimate partners.

This report presents the initial results based on evidence collected from o women in 10 countries. Federal University of Pernambuco, Feminist Collective for Health and Sexuality (São Paulo), University of São Paulo, World Health Organization (WHO).

Brazil WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence Against Women   Different studies use different methods for the assessment of domestic violence. For the measurement of domestic violence, WHO has developed a questionnaire which has been used in the WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence against women in 15 different sites in 10 countries.

This report of the WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women analyses data collected form over 24 women in 10 countries representing diverse cultural, geographical and urban/rural settings: Bangladesh. The Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women, sponsored by the World Health Organization, between and collected data from over 24 women in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, Japan, Namibia, Peru, Samoa, Serbia and Montenegro, Thailand, and the United Republic of Tanzania.

Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence. Garcia-Moreno C(1), Jansen HA, Ellsberg M, Heise L, Watts CH; WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women Study Team.

Author information: (1)WHO, Geneva, Switzerland. [email protected] Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health.

Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses.

Available in English, French, and Spanish. The Solomon Islands Family Health and Safety Study shows a high prevalence of violence against women in the Solomon Islands, with 64 per cent of ever-partnered women reporting physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner.

The majority of women (73 per cent) surveyed believe that a man is justified in beating his wife under some circumstances. WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women: Initial Results on Prevalence, Health Outcomes and Women's Responses [WHO Department on Gender, Women and Health, Heise, L., Garcia-Moreno, Cited by: Ending Violence against Women.

Ending Violence against Women; Advocacy Brief; UNiTE Caribbean Actions; HIV and AIDS. HIV and AIDS; Caribbean Coalition on Women, Girls and AIDS; Economic Empowerment. Economic Empowerment; Win-Win; Intergovernmental support. Intergovernmental support; The Agenda for Sustainable Development; Intergovernmental.

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health.

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses. ganization’s (WHO) Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Womena and the International Violence against Women Survey, co - ordinated by the European Institute for Crime Preven - tion and Control.

The WHO study focused on a number of specific sites in selected countries. It addressed in. Inthe World Health Organization published its "Multi-country study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women", a study of women's health and domestic violence by surveying o women in 10 countries from all regions of the world, which assessed the prevalence and extent of violence against women, particularly violence.This volume makes a significant contribution to the health care profession's understanding of violence against women.

This is a long-awaited book by two major scholars and practitioners in the field of violence against women.” --Richard J. Gelles, Ph.D., Director, Family Violence Research Program, University of Rhode Island “Women at Risk.Get this from a library!

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses. [Claudia Garcia-Moreno; Organizacion Mundial de la Salud.; et al].