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Violence against women : the hidden health burden (English)


Gender-based violence, including rape, domestic violence, mutilation, murder and sexual abuse is a profound health problem for women across the globe. Although gender violence is a significant cause of female morbidity and mortality, it is almost never...  See More +


  • Heise, Lori L.; Pitanguy, Jacqueline; Germain, Adrienne; Heise, Lori L.*Pitanguy, Jacqueline*Germain, Adrienne;
  • 1994/07/31
  • Publication;
  • WDP255
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  • 2010/07/01
  • Violence against women : the hidden health burden
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