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What causes GBV?

Intimate partner violence and population mental health

This article discusses a research paper that examines the association between symptoms of depression and intimate partner violence.

It also discusses that violence is partly rooted in gender unequal relations and poverty.

Risk factors for intimate partner violence in women

This article is based on a longitudinal study done in Uganda to examine the association between intimate partner violence and various risk factors.

Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women

This document focuses on prevention of violence against women.

It is built around a life-course perspective that recognises how infant and early childhood experiences influence the likelihood of later becoming a perpetrator or victim of intimate partner and sexual violence.

Social Science & Medicine

This paper reflects on aspects of the social context of child rape in South Africa and Namibia, based on research.

We want to be free: a book about gender-based violence

This book about gender-based violence (GBV) will help you to understand violence gainst women and children, to know what to do when it happens and to know how to help prevent it.
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Find out more about GBV, rape, and how you get out of an abusive relationship.