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The Cook Islands Family Health and Safety Study Te Marae Ora, Cook Islands Ministry of Health, Cook Islands National Council of Women and United Nations Population Fund

Contributor(s): Te Marae Ora, Cook Islands Ministry of Health | Cook Islands National Council of Women | United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) | United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Raratonga, Cook Islands : Te Marae Ora | Ministry of Health, Cook Islands 2014Description: electronic document (169 pages) ; PDF file: 3.52 MB.Other title: Te Ata o te Ngakau.Subject(s): FAMILY VIOLENCE | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | CHILD ABUSE | PACIFIC | COOK ISLANDS PEOPLE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | Pacific Multi-site Study of the Effects of Violence Against Women on Family Health and Safety | PACIFIC PEOPLES | PREVALENCE | STATISTICS | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women | COOK ISLANDSOnline resources: Click here to access online | Alternative link Summary: The Cook Islands Family Health and Safety Study is a component of the larger Pacific Multi-site Study of the Effects of Violence Against Women on Family Health and Safety, which is a joint research initiative of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The Multi-site study follows the methodology of the World Health Organization (WHO) Multicountry Study of Women’s Health and Domestic Violence, and uses questionnaires based on those developed by WHO. The Pacific Multi-site Study was designed to: • provide detailed information on the prevalence and frequency of different forms of violence in families (defined to include relationships between de facto partners); • examine risk and protective factors at the household and community level; • document the health and legal consequences of domestic violence; • explore strategies and interventions used by victims, families, and communities; and • assess the impact of attitudes on the prevention and intervention of violence. Record #5618
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The Cook Islands Family Health and Safety Study is a component of the larger Pacific Multi-site Study of the Effects of Violence Against Women on Family Health and Safety, which is a joint research initiative of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

The Multi-site study follows the methodology of the World Health Organization (WHO) Multicountry Study of Women’s Health and Domestic Violence, and uses questionnaires based on those developed by WHO. The Pacific Multi-site Study was designed to:
• provide detailed information on the prevalence and frequency of different forms of violence in families (defined to include relationships between de facto partners);
• examine risk and protective factors at the household and community level;
• document the health and legal consequences of domestic violence;
• explore strategies and interventions used by victims, families, and communities; and
• assess the impact of attitudes on the prevention and intervention of violence. Record #5618