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Solomon Islands Family Health and Safety Study : Secretariat of the Pacific Communitya study on violence against women and children

Contributor(s): Secretariat of the Pacific Commission | United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Noumea, New Caledonia : Secretariat of the Pacific Commission 2009ISBN: 978-982-00-0356-9.Subject(s): FAMILY VIOLENCE | CHILD ABUSE | PACIFIC | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | PACIFIC PEOPLES | PREVALENCE | SOLOMON ISLANDS PEOPLE | STATISTICS | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women | SOLOMON ISLANDSOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: This report of the Solomon Islands Family Health and Safety Study analyzes data from the first nationally representative research on violence against women and children in this country. The study, which replicates the WHO Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women, was designed to: - estimate the prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women, with particular emphasis on violence by intimate partners; - assess the association of partner violence with a range of health outcomes; - identify factors that may either protect women against, or put them at risk of partnerviolence - document the strategies and services that women use to cope with violence by an intimate partner; - assess the association of partner violence with abuse against children. Report prepared by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community for the Ministry of Women, Youth & Children’s Affairs PO Box G39, Honiara, Solomon Islands National Statistics Office Ministry of Finance and Treasury, National Reform and Planning PO Box 26, Honiara, Solomon Islands
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This report of the Solomon Islands Family Health and Safety Study analyzes data from the first nationally representative research on violence against women and children in this country. The study, which replicates the WHO Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women, was designed to:
- estimate the prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional violence against women, with particular emphasis on violence by intimate partners;
- assess the association of partner violence with a range of health outcomes;
- identify factors that may either protect women against, or put them at risk of partnerviolence
- document the strategies and services that women use to cope with violence by an intimate partner;
- assess the association of partner violence with abuse against children.

Report prepared by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community for the Ministry of Women, Youth & Children’s Affairs
PO Box G39, Honiara, Solomon Islands

National Statistics Office
Ministry of Finance and Treasury, National Reform and Planning
PO Box 26, Honiara, Solomon Islands