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Health consequences of violence within marriage: Need for Strengthening the health sector response

This policy brief provides a synthesis of available evidence of the magnitude of marital violence experienced by women, including married young women, in India, and the ways in which the experience of physical and sexual violence within marriage compromises health, with a focus on sexual, reproductive and child health, as well as mental health. It argues for strengthening the health sector response to address the needs of women who have experienced marital violence