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24/10/2014 | Document

Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women: clinical and policy recommendations: Full Document

Portada Respuesta a la violencia de pareja y a la violencia sexual contra las mujeres.

The recommendations are aimed at health-care providers because they are in a unique position to address the health and psychosocial needs of women who have experienced violence. They also seek to make health-care providers and policy-makers in charge of planning, funding and implementing health services and professional training more aware of violence against women, to encourage an evidence-informed health-sector response, and improve capacity building of health-care providers and other members of multidisciplinary teams. They should also prove useful to those responsible for developing training curricula in medicine, nursing and public health