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A Study on Gender Based Violence in Kerala


  • SAKHI Women's Resource Centre SAKHI



The paper presents gender-based violence and theories its causes and correlates; it then reviews global information on the prevalence of gender-based violence against women and its health consequences. The national context on gender-based violence against women is outlined. It then presents an overview of the status of women in Kerala and the paradoxical coexistence of indicators of high status with a relatively high prevalence of gender-based violence. [URL:].

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  • SAKHI Women's Resource Centre SAKHI, 2011. "A Study on Gender Based Violence in Kerala," Working Papers id:4289, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:4289
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