Gender-based Violence and Public Health, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135131066
  • ISBN-13: 9781135131067
  • DDC: 362.8292
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Gender-based violence is a multi-faceted public health problem with numerous consequences for an individual's physical and mental health and wellbeing. This collection develops a comprehensive public health approach for working with gender-based violence, paying attention to budgets, policies and practice and drawing on an international selection of empirical studies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Conceptual Framework.
1: Gender-Based Violence: A Framework for Public Health Budgets and Policies.
2: Gender Budgets and Public Health Approach: Addressing Gender-Based Violence in India.
3: Gender-Based Violence as a Public Health Issue and the Legal Perspective: A Critical Overview.
4: Gender, Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS: Review of Evidence and Policy.
5: Measuring Gender-Based Violence: Issues of Impact and Prevalence.
6: Gender-based Violence in Australia: A State-based Joined-up Approach.
Risks, Impacts and Responses to Gender-Based Violence.
7: Gender-Based Violence in Post-Disaster Recovery Situations: An Emerging Public Health Issue.
8: Gender, Use and Abuse: Sexually Abused Women in Alcohol and Drug Treatment.
9: The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on the Mental Health of Latin American Immigrant Women in the U.S..
10: Legal Response to Domestic Violence in Tajikistan.
11: Sexual Violence within Intimate Contexts of Marriage: Integrating Human Rights and Public Health Approach for Gender-Sensitive Interventions.
12: Gender-Based Violence and Reproductive Health in Five Indian States.
13: Rethinking Gender-Based Violence and Public Health Policies in India: Insights from Dilaasa, Mumbai, India.
14: Contributing to the Prevention of Domestic Violence-Related Homicide: A Multi-Systemic Practice Response Framework.
15: Sexual Violence and the Culture of Silence in India: A Critical Appraisal of the Role of the Health Services.
16: Conclusion.