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Violence against women in relation to literacy and area of residence in Ethiopia

Violence against women in relation to literacy and area of residence in Ethiopia,10.3402/gha.v3i0.2070,Global Health Action,Negussie Deyassa,Yemane Be

Violence against women in relation to literacy and area of residence in Ethiopia   (Citations: 3)
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Journal: Global Health Action , vol. 3, no. 0, 2010
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    • ...Studies conducted elsewhere have also presented conflicting results with some studies showing higher education to be protective while others show higher education as a risk factor [17,20,21]...

    Prabhat Lamichhaneet al. Women's Status and Violence against Young Married Women in Rural Nepal

    • ...Studies from Ethiopia, Zambia and Kenya have found poverty, low level of education and unemployment among women to increase the risk of IPV [21-23]...
    • ...The relationship level refers to the immediate context in which abuse may occur, for example, male control over family resources, decision-making power, economic inequalities, and high levels of controlling behaviours [21,32,42-44]...
    • ...These norms subordinate women in many life spheres, from economic independence to lack of decision-making power [21,40,53]...
    • ...Negussie et al [21] showed similar results from Ethiopia, however rural, illiterate women were more likely to believe that men had a right to beat and were less likely to think that they could refuse sex than urban, literate women...
    • ...Negussie et al [21] show that the risk of depression is related to level of controlling behaviour...
    • ...While the study results cannot be generalized to all areas of Tanzania (or Africa) they are in line with many other studies from settings characterized by similar gender norm systems [18,19,21,23,53,61]...

    Rose M Laisseret al. Community perceptions of intimate partner violence - a qualitative stu...

    • ...have indicated an association between intimate partner violence and child morbidity. According to the WHO multi-country study, the prevalence of life time physical and sexual violence in Butajira, Ethiopia was 49.5% and 59.4%, respectively, ...

    N. Deyessaet al. Joint effect of maternal depression and intimate partner violence on i...

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