Strengthening Health sector response to violence- A Kit

Strengthening Health sector response to violence- A Kit

No. of pages: 101

Publication date: 1 December 2017

Author: Dr. Jagadeesh Narayanareddy

Publisher: UNFPA

The kit is a compilation of reading/learning and communication material on Instituting a health sector response to violence against women. It has the following material
 

o   A booklet compiling answers to frequently asked questions by medical professionals during medical examination of survivors of sexual violence.

 

o   A handbook for medical officers for medical examination of survivors of sexual violence providing a step by step guide for MOs to follow when a survivor of sexual violence reports to a       health facility

 

o   Case law regarding medical evidence in relation to sexual violence, this is a compilation of precedent setting case law on rape to inform health care providers regarding the relevance         of medical evidence in relation to sexual violence.

 

o   A set of nine posters on health sector response to violence against women. Seven of these are for women survivors of violence and two for health care providers

 

o   A set of three jingles informing women to approach a health facility in case she is facing violence.