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A systematic review of African studies on intimate partner violence against pregnant women: prevalence and risk factors
(Public Library of Science, 2011)
Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is very high in Africa. However, information obtained from the increasing number of African studies on IPV among pregnant women has not been scientifically analyzed. This paper ...
Opportunities and obstacles to screening pregnant women for intimate partner violence during antenatal care in Zimbabwe
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Pregnancy offers an opportunity for midwives to recognise and respond to women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV). However, most antenatal care interventions have been conducted in private specialist services ...
Exploring the intersection between violence against women and children from the perspective of parents convicted of child homicide
(Springer Verlag, 2018)
Violence against women and violence against children are distinct research fields. Quantitative studies have demonstrated their intersection, but qualitative data provides an opportunity for a comprehensive understanding ...
Intimate partner violence, forced first sex and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a sample of Zimbabwean women accessing maternal and child health care
(BioMed Central, 2018)
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) remains a serious problem with a wide range of health consequences including poor maternal and newborn health outcomes. We assessed the relationship between IPV, forced first ...
Exploring adverse parent-child relationships from the perspective of convicted child murderers: A South African qualitative study
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
Child homicide is the most extreme form of violence against children. Within South Africa, children face the highest risk of homicide by parents/caregivers. It is suggested that prolonged exposure to adverse relationships ...