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A Comprehensive Health Sector Response to Sexual Assault: Does the Delhi High Court Judgement Pave the Way?

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  • Padma Deosthali

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  • Sangeeta Rege

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  • Garima Malik

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  • Jagadeesh N
  • Sana Contractor

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The experiences of introducing the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence (SAFE) kit, which is developed to ensure correct collection of evidence in two public hospitals in Mumbai, to examine the provisions in the judgement and explore ways to expand its impact are drawn. [WP No. 1].

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  • Padma Deosthali & Sangeeta Rege & Garima Malik & Jagadeesh N & Sana Contractor, 2010. "A Comprehensive Health Sector Response to Sexual Assault: Does the Delhi High Court Judgement Pave the Way?," Working Papers id:2576, eSocialSciences.
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    1. ... Cehat, 2016. "Manual for Medical Examination of Sexual Assault," Working Papers id:11476, eSocialSciences.

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    medical evidence; delhi; high court; medical; psychological; sexual assault; public hospitals; Mumbai; health systems; women; hospital; families; doctor;

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