Violence towards women is a public health problem


TETİKÇOK R., ÖZER E., Cakir L., ENGİNYURT Ö., Iscanli M. D. , ÇANKAYA S., ...More

JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.44, pp.150-157, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 44
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jflm.2016.10.009
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-157
  • Keywords: Family, Domestic violence, Public health, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, DISORDER
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Violence within the family is a significant health problem which threatens the health of the community. The global rates of domestic violence directed at women have been reported as 10%-69% and in Turkey as 25%-30%.