TITLE

Reproductive Health Services and Intimate Partner Violence: Shaping a Pragmatic Response In Sub-Saharan Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Charlotte; Mayhew, Susannah
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec2004, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p207
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the intersections between intimate partner violence and reproductive health in Sub-Saharan Africa. Context of intimate partner violence; Effect of violence on reproductive health; Opportunities and challenges related to developing an active response to domestic violence within the reproductive health services in the region.
ACCESSION #
15397124

 

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