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Factors associated with attitudes towards intimate partner violence against women: A comparative analysis of 17 sub-Saharan countries.
Background: Violence against women, especially by intimate partners, is a serious public health problem that is associated with physical, reproductive and mental health consequences. Even though most societies proscribe violence against women, the reality is that violations against women's rights are often sanctioned under the garb of cultural practices and norms, or through misinterpretation of religious tenets.
Submitted by carol on 31 August 2009 - 9:06am. categories [ ]
Report on the International Girl Child Conference: A Study on Violence Against Girls
9-10 March 2009, The Hague, The Netherlands
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), June 2009
Submitted by carol on 18 August 2009 - 10:46am. categories [ ]