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Violence Against Female Citizens and Female Immigrants in Some Countries Worldwide: Challenges and Solutions

Koshulko Oksana
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Koshulko Oksana: Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw, Poland

Economics, 2018, vol. 6, issue 2, 71-77

Abstract: This paper presents the results of studies on violence against women in many countries worldwide, including female citizens of the countries and female immigrants. The paper has been written using the results of research conducted by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council; the fellowship project on female immigration, supported by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK); and the Research on Domestic Violence against Women in Turkey, conducted by the Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies in Ankara, Turkey. The paper has combined several studies on preventing violence against female citizens and female immigrants conducted in various countries throughout the world.

Keywords: Violence; Female Citizens; Female Immigrants; World Health Organization; Turkey; Worldwide (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.2478/eoik-2018-0026

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