Health and the primary prevention of violence against women (2nd edition)

This position paper discusses primary prevention strategies for intimate partner violence, a prevalent, serious and preventable public health issue that leads to poor health outcomes for women including early death, mental illness and harmful habits.

Keywords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, access, addiction, adult women, advocacy, alcohol, child protection, children, depression, drugs, families, gender, gender equality, gender equity, government and policy, health care, health education, health rights, legal rights, LGBTQI+, mental health, national, older women, policy, prevention, prevention of gender based violence, primary health care, primary prevention, relationships, safety, sexual assault, social determinants of health, women with disabilities, women's rights, young people, young women
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