Table 2

Eligibility criteria
Daughters-in-law MILs
Inclusion Inclusion
· Married · MIL of a DIL who consents to participate
· 18–30 years · Kannada or Tamil speaking
· Have ever experienced physical, psychological, or sexual violence perpetrated by husbands, MILs, or other family members · Able and willing to provide consent
· Pregnant & in 1st or 2nd trimestera
· Kannada or Tamil speaking
· Able and willing to provide consent
· Able and willing to refer MIL for study recruitment
· DIL of a MIL who consents to participate
Exclusion Exclusion
· Cognitive impairment · Cognitive impairment
· Planning to move or moving from the area prior to 6 months postpartum · Planning to move or moving from the area before the DIL’s completion of 6 months postpartum

*Confirmed by urine pregnancy test and questions to assess stage of pregnancy (using the last menstrual period).

Krishnan et al.

Krishnan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:943   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-943

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