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    Intervening in intimate partner violence

    Interventions aimed at curbing gender based violence in the Ivory Coast demonstrate the importance of economic programming and addressing gender inequalities and have implications for addressing this issues in other conflict- affected settings

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013, 13:46



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