Gada M Elsharief

Ministry of Health, Sudan


  • Research   
    Violence against Women in Khartoum, Sudan, 2018
    Author(s): Gada M Elsharief, Mohamed Ahmed A, Gadir Elimam Aunsa, Sawsan M Abdalla*, Huda H Abdurahman, Saira F Shabbir, Wajida A Asra, Nida G Zeb and Elsadig Y Mohamed

    Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior used by a perpetrator to gain and maintain power or control over the victims in different types of relationships. Domestic violence is not associated with ethnic or racial group, economic class, marital status, sexual orientation, any specific age group, educational status and whether the women is professional or homemaker. Objectives were to explore violence against women in Khartoum, to determine types, persons responsible for commitment and relation between violence and social factors of the victims. Methods: This was a hospital-based, cross-sectional study to investigate violence against women. The study conducted in five hospitals, Khartoum Sudan. Sample type was stratified and size was 299. Data collected by a pre-tested questionnaire and clinical examination after obtaining ethics approval and a written informed consent. Analys.. Read More»

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