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Gender-based violence and socioeconomic inequalities: Does living in more deprived neighbourhoods increase women’s risk of intimate partner violence?

  • Kiss, Ligia
  • Schraiber, Lilia Blima
  • Heise, Lori
  • Zimmerman, Cathy
  • Gouveia, Nelson
  • Watts, Charlotte
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    This study investigates the influence of neighbourhood socioeconomic conditions on women’s likelihood of experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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    Volume (Year): 74 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 8 ()
    Pages: 1172-1179

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