Search for dissertations about: "thesis on domestic violence against women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on domestic violence against women.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Candies in hell : research and action on domestic violence against women in Nicaragua

    Author : Mary Carroll Ellsberg; Jaquelyn C. Campbell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; domestic violence; partner abuse; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the research was to explore the magnitude and characteristics of domestic violence against women in Leon, Nicaragua. A cross-sectional survey was carried out among a representative sample of 488 women between the ages of 15-49 years. In-depth interviews were performed with women who had experienced violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Causes and consequences of violence against child labour and women in developing countries

    Author : Koustuv Dalal; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Child labour; domestic violence; cost of violence; developing countries.;

    Abstract : Violence against children and women is a serious public health and human rights problem. In low income countries it is closely related to poverty and culture with major social consequences and economic burden for the families. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intimate partner violence against women in rural Vietnam : prevalance, risk factors, health effects and suggestions for interventions

    Author : Nguyen Dang Vung; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Intimate partner violence; domestic violence; prevalence; women s health; gender equality; witnessing interparental violence; health effects; human rights; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : Background: Vietnam has undergone a rapid transition in the past 20 years, moving towards a more equal situation for men and women. However, Confucian doctrine is still strong and little is known about men s violence against women within the Vietnamese family. READ MORE