Burden of intimate partner violence in The Gambia - a cross sectional study of pregnant women
作者: Patrick IdokoEmmanuel OgbeOley JallowAmaka Ocheke
作者单位: 1Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital
2Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital
3Jos University Teaching Hospital
刊名: Reproductive Health, 2015, Vol.12 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12978-015-0023-x
关键词: Intimate partner violencePregnancyThe Gambia
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)Intimate partner violence is an important public health problem that cuts across geographic and cultural barriers. Intimate partner violence refers to the range of sexually, psychologically and physically coercive acts used against women by current or former male intimate partners. The frequency and severity of violence varies greatly but the main goal is usually to control the victims through fear and intimidation. About 80% of Gambian women believe it is acceptable for a man to beat his wife thus encouraging the perpetuation of violence against women.(#br)The objective was to ascertain the burden of intimate partner violence amongst pregnant women in Gambia.(#br) Methods(#br)A cross sectional survey was carried out at Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital,...
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影响因子:1.31 (2012)

  • pregnant 怀孕的
  • women 妇女
  • sectional 部分的
  • partner 合伙人
  • intimate 亲密的
  • violence 暴行
  • cross 十字
  • study 学习