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Building a primary health care response to violence against women: The knowledge and needs of midwives in three districts of Timor-Leste.

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posted on 2022-08-25, 05:08 authored by Kayli WildKayli Wild, Angela TaftAngela Taft, Lidia Gomes, Isabelita Maderia, Livio da Conceicao Matos, Guilhermina de AraujoGuilhermina de Araujo, Angelina Fernandes
A report on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of midwives when they encounter survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Timor-Leste. Based on in-depth interviews with 36 midwives and 12 community leaders, this report explores cultural and health system factors that influence midwives' practices and outlines a way forward for building a strong primary health care approach to addressing violence against women and children in Timor.


La Trobe University RFA THS Grant

Australian Research Council DECRA Fellowship


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  • Other research report


La Trobe University

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Melbourne, Australia



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