WHO multi-country study on women’s health and domestic violence against women

This landmark World Health Organizatin (WHO) study analyses data from interviews with over 24,000 women in countries representing diverse cultural, geographical and urban/rural settings. The study uncovers the forms and patterns of violence against women across these locations and finds that violence from intimate male partners is a major contributor to women's ill-health.

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Bibliographic information

Subject area(s): Health; Anti-violence interventions; Domestic violence/interpersonal violence

Resource type: Research papers

Resource year: 2005

Publishing entities: World Health Organization (WHO)