This publication discusses gender-based violence from a feminist-based, ecological perspective - examining the dynamics of abuse, its cultural context, the impact on women's health, and how health care providers can contribute to social change efforts to eliminate the problem. Although the material is focused on health care provider education and response, the information presents a useful overview and analysis of the issue of violence against women that can be used with any audience.
- The World Takes Notice
- Intimate Partner Abuse
- Sexual Coercion
- Impact on Reproductive Health
- Threats to Health and Development
- Health Providers Play a Key Role
- An Agenda for Change
* Suggested Citation: Heise, L., Ellsberg, M. and Gottemoeller, M. Ending Violence Against Women. Population Reports, Series L, No. 11. Baltimore, John Hopkins University School of Public Health, Population Information Program, December 1999.