Post partum anxiety and depression in peri-urban communities of Karachi, Pakistan: a quasi-experimental study
- A VIOLÃŠNCIA DOMÃ‰STICA CONTRA A MULHER COMO QUESTÃƒO DE SAÃšDE PÃšBLICA. Mendonça, Erica Toledo; Lucimar Viana Souza // Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;4/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p429
Objectives: defining the roles of males and females in society, describe the main consequences of domestic violence for women's health and identify the strategies implemented and the actions of the nurse in caring for women victims of violence. Methodology: this is a study based on literature...
- Researchers Say Massachusetts Family Courts Fail to Protect Battered Women and Their Children; Study Applies Human Rights Analysis to Child Custody Cases Involving Domestic Violence. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;5/28/2004, p177
Taking a novel approach to the analysis of child custody awards in cases where domestic violence is involved, researchers at Harvard School of Public Health HSPH have documented what they argue is a recurring pattern of potential human rights violations by the state and a failure to protect...
- The epidemiological patterns of honour killing of women in Pakistan. NasruIIah, Muazzam; Haqqi, Sobia; Cummings, Kristin J. // European Journal of Public Health;Apr2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p193
Background: Honour killing (HK) is a problem of public health concern but published data on the phenomenon are limited and many cases likely go unrecognized. Our study focuses on the epidemiological patterns of HK of women in Pakistan, where domestic violence is common and HK occurs but is...
- The Women's Domestic Violence Health Policy Project (WDVHP). // Herizons;Spring2005 Supplement, Vol. 18, p5
This article reports that the project Women's Domestic Violence Health Project (WDVHP) is directed by the University of Calgary's Community Health Services Department and the Institute for Gender Research. The project basically evaluates how domestic violence policy is developed and how women's...
- Domestic violence: It can happen to anyone. Buel, Sarah M.; Candib, Lucy M. // Patient Care;11/15/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p63
Focuses on domestic violence against women in the United States. Causes; Physical effects of domestic violence; Psychological concerns; Intervention; Risk factors of continued violence; Domestic violence statistics. INSETS: Myths about domestic violence.;Why aren't you asking about domestic...
- Status of Women. // Yemen Country Review;2011, p160
The article offers information on the status of women in Yemen including one on their right to suffrage, one on domestic violence, and one on female life expectancy.
- In Bangladesh, Women's Risk of domestic violence Is Linked to Their Status. Lane, T. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep2003, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p147
Discusses the association in rural Bangladesh of a married woman's risk of experiencing domestic violence with her individual autonomy, as well as the autonomy of women within her community. Destabilizing effect on the relationship between a woman and her husband or his family; Variation in the...
- Lifting the last curtain--a report on domestic violence in Romania. // Women's International Network News;Spring95, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p30
Presents the findings of a study on domestic violence in Romania. Study conducted by the Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights; Government's failure to respond to the problem; Denial of rights to security; Non-prosecution of crimes of domestic assault.
- SACRIFICING WOMEN TO SAVE THE FAMILY: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN UZBEKISTAN. // Women's International Network News;Autumn2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p42
Presents an overview of the topics discussed in the report 'Sacrificing Women to Save the Family: Domestice Violence in Uzbekistan.' Background on women and Uzbek nationhood; State response to violence against women; Violence in the family; Family violence in the criminal justice system.