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  NCJ Number: NCJ 241846     Find in a Library
  Title: Public Health Approach to Intimate Partner Violence Prevention in Uganda: The SHARE Project
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  Author(s): Jennifer A. Wagman ; Fredinah Namatovu ; Fred Nalugoda ; Deus Kiwanuka ; Gertrude Nakigozi ; Ron Gray ; Maria J. Wawer ; David Serwadda
  Journal: Violence Against Women  Volume:18  Issue:12  Dated:December 2012  Pages:1390 to 1412
  Date Published: 12/2012
  Page Count: 23
  Annotation: Research from Rakai, Uganda, suggests intimate partner violence (IPV) is common and attitudes condoning it are widespread.
  Abstract: Research from Rakai, Uganda, suggests intimate partner violence (IPV) is common and attitudes condoning it are widespread. The authors used a public health approach to develop and implement an evidence-based IPV prevention intervention named the Safe Homes and Respect for Everyone (SHARE) Project. SHARE was designed on the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change and adapted IPV prevention strategies from Raising Voices and Stepping Stones. SHARE was implemented in four regions of Rakai. This article describes the design and implementation of SHARE, provides details on strategies and activities used, discusses challenges and lessons learned, and provides recommendations for other violence prevention programmers. Abstract published by arrangement with Sage Journals.
  Main Term(s): Domestic assault
  Index Term(s): Community support ; Public Health Service ; Community involvement ; Intervention ; Battered women programs ; Uganda
  Type: Program/Project Description
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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