Search for dissertations about: "Violence against women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words Violence against women.

  1. 1. Exposed to Violence

    Author : Mariella Öberg; Gun Heimer; Steven Lucas; Alkistis Skalkidou; Lotti Helström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexual violence; physical violence; psychological violence; intimate partner violence; childhood violence; polyvictimization; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Violence against women is a crime against human rights and a major global public health issue affecting the lives of millions of girls and women worldwide. Exposure to violence poses a threat to health, both in the short and the long term. READ MORE

  2. 2. Violence against foreign-born women in Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Fernbrant; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Key words: violence against women; foreign-born; mortality; gender equity; social isolation; Iraqi refugees; Thai women;

    Abstract : Violence against women (VAW) is an increasing public health concern. Prevalence of such violence may potentially be greater among foreign-born women due to lack of empowerment and other contributing factors. Research concerning violence against foreign-born women in Sweden is scarce. READ MORE

  3. 3. Domestic violence against women in rural Indonesia : searching for multilevel prevention

    Author : Elli Nur Hayati; Malin Eriksson; Maria Emmelin; Ulf Högberg; Mohammad Hakimi; Gunilla Krantz; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; domestic violence; prevention; rural Java; Indonesia; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Domestic violence has been recognized globally as one of the most important Public Health concerns with severe negative health consequences for the exposed women. Through UN bodies several international milestones have successfully pushed attention towards worldwide improvements in the life situations of women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence against a person : the role of mental disorder and abuse : a study of homicides and an analysis of criminality in a cohort of patients with schizophrenia

    Author : Per Lindqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aggression; alcohol intoxication; alcoholism; family; follow-up studies; forensic psychiatry; homicide; mental disorder; schizophrenia; substance abuse;

    Abstract : Interpersonal violence is a matter of growing concern. Where the safety of the common man is concerned, the dangerousness of mental patients, the ongoing de-institutionalization within psychiatry, and the role of alcohol is disputed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visibility at risk for women as rights-holders : a study with regard to a refugee camp context

    Author : Jenny Zetterqvist; Joakim Nergelius; Kerstin Nordlöf; Catharina Calleman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; rights-holder; human rights; CEDAW; gender-based violence; domestic violence; protracted refugee camp situations; local customary law tradition; East Africa; plural legal context;

    Abstract : By taking the recognition of persons as rights-holders in the framework of international human rights into account, this study directs its attention to women in protracted refugee situations, restricted to stay in camps also when their human rights are at risk due to various forms of violence. The question in focus is the following: To what extent may there be a risk that women in a refugee camp context, distinguished by a protracted refugee situation, do not become visible as rights-holders and entrusted to act with regard to international human rights and the problem of violence against women, especially domestic violence?The research process has taken the form of a continuous dialogue with the material for the study, a dialogue directing attention to material from an established international human rights system on one hand and material dealing with a local refugee camp context on the other. READ MORE