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Session: Community and Clinic: Cultural and Institutional Influences on Gender-Based Violence
5188.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Community and Clinic: Cultural and Institutional Influences on Gender-Based Violence
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant in this session will be able to: 1. Discuss gender-based violence and coerced sex in various cultural settings and identify issues with reporting mechanisims, barriers to care and prevention and how it is addressed in a clinical setting. 2. Discuss female genital cutting in Egypt, its practice by physicians and relevant human rights issues. 3. Discuss organizational collaborations in the context of gender-based violence prevention and identify ways to implement such collaborations.
Moderator(s):David Sloane Rider
2:30 PMMedicalization of Female Genital Cutting in Egypt  [ Recorded presentation ]
Amany H. Refaat, PhD
2:42 PMIdentifying promising practices for family and intimate partner violence prevention in reproductive health clinics
Anne M. Powers, PhD, Holly Carmichael
2:54 PMLinking efforts to prevent gender-based violence and HIV: Lessons learned from implementation of a pilot project in China, India, Thailand and Vietnam  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA, Shahira Ahmed, MPH, Laura Ferguson, MS, Susana Fried, PhD MCRP, Mindy Jane Roseman, JD, PhD
3:06 PMExamining domestic violence in Mumbai : Causes, barriers to reporting and mitigation  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sreeparna Chattopadhyay
3:18 PMWho is to blame? Community attitudes about coerced sex in rural Kenya  [ Recorded presentation ]
Paula Tavrow, PhD, Albert Obbuyi, Vidalyne Omollo
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; HIV/AIDS; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA