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  • Aklimunnessa, Khandoker; M. M. H. Khan; M. Kabir; and Mitsuru Mori (2007) “Prevalence and correlates of
    domestic violence by husbands against wives in Bangladesh: evidence from a national survey”, The Journal of
    Men's Health & Gender, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 52-63.
  • Alam, N.; Roy, S. K.; and T. Ahmed (2010) Sexually harassing behavior against adolescent girls in rural
    Bangladesh: Implications for achieving millennium development goals | Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Vol.
    25, No. 3, pp. 443-456.
  • Asling Monemi, Kajsa; Ruchira Tabassum Naved; and Lars Ake Persson (2008) “Violence against women and
    the risk of under-five mortality: analysis of community-based data from rural Bangladesh”, Acta Paediatrica, Vol.
    97, No. 2 (February), pp. 226-232.
  • Babul, Parvez (2011) Violence against Women and Human Rights, (Dhaka, Bangladesh: Oikko Prokashoni,
  • Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (2009) | Violence against Women in Bangladesh 2008 |
    Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (BNWLA).
  • Chatterjee, P. (2011) Campaigns against acid violence spur change | Bulletin of the World Health Organization,
    Vol. 89, No. 1, pp. 6-7.
  • Chowdhury, Elora H. (2007) “Negotiating State and NGO Politics in Bangladesh: Women Mobilize Against Acid
    Violence”, Violence Against Women, Vol. 13, No. 8, pp. 857-873.
  • Chowdhury, Farah Deeba (2010) | Dowry, Women, and Law in Bangladesh | International Journal of Law, Policy
    and the Family, Vol. 24, No. 2 (August), pp. 198-221.
  • Cusack, Simone and Rebecca J. Cook (2007) (Review of:) "Honour" - Crimes, Paradigms, and Violence against
    Women; by: Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossan (eds.) (London: Zed Books), Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 29,
    No. 2 (May), pp. 524-533.
  • Dalal, Koustuv; Johanna Andrews; and Suraya Dawad (2012) Contraception use and associations with intimate
    partner violence among women in Bangladesh | Journal of Biosocial Science, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 83-94.
  • D'Costa, Bina and Sara Hossain (2010) “Redress for Sexual Violence Before the International Crimes Tribunal
    in Bangladesh: Lessons from History, and Hopes for the Future”, Criminal Law Forum, Vol. 21, No. 2 (June), pp.
  • Department for International Development (DFID) (2007) “Bangladeshi TV takes aim at violence against
    women”, London, UK: Department for International Development (DFID), Case Study (DFID website resource,
    August 16).
  • Feldman, Shelley (2010) “Shame and honour: The violence of gendered norms under conditions of global
    crisis”, Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 33, No. 4, (July-August), pp. 305-315.
  • Firoze, Fawzia Karim; Rina Roy; Fayazuddin Ahmad; and Mohammad Gholam Rabbani (2007) Landmark
    judgements on violence against women of Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan (Dhaka, Bangladesh: Manusher
    Janno Foundation).
  • Gagnon, Anita J.; Lisa Merry; Jacqueline Bocking; Ellen Rosenberg; and Jacqueline Oxman-Martinez (2010) |
    South Asian migrant women and HIV/STIs: Knowledge, attitudes and practices and the role of sexual power |
    Health & Place, Vol. 16, No. 1 (January), pp. 10-15.
  • Islam, Md. Shamsul (2011) “Political Violence in Bangladesh”, in: Ali Riaz and C. Christine Fair (eds.), Political
    Islam and Governance in Bangladesh (Milton Park, Abingdon: Routledge, Routledge Contemporary South Asia
    Series), Chapter 2.
  • Johnston, Heidi Bart and Ruchira Tabassum Naved (2008) “Spousal Violence in Bangladesh: A Call for a Public-
    health Response”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 26, No. 3 (September), pp. 366-377.
  • Kalantry, Sital and Jocelyn E. Getgen (2011) Combating Acid Violence in Bangladesh, India and Cambodia |
    Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and Dorothea S. Clarke Program in Feminist Jurisprudence, Paper
    1 (Cornell Law Library, Scholarship@Cornell Law: A Digital Repository).
  • Khatun, Fahmida; Ferdous Jahan; and Anisatul Fatema Yousuf (2010) “Missing dynamics of spousal violence
    discourse in Bangladesh - measuring the economic costs”, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Centre for Policy Dialogue
    (CPD), CPD Research Monograph, No. 6.
  • Menon, Rashed Khan (2009) | Land Laws, Rights and Dispute Resolution -- The Perspectives of the poor,
    women and peripheral people in Bangladesh | Dhaka, Bangladesh: Research Initiatives, Bangladesh (RIB)
  • Mohsin, Amena and Imtiaz Ahmed (eds.) (2011) Women and militancy - South Asian complexities (Dhaka,
    Bangladesh: University Press Limited).
  • Naved, Ruchira Tabassum and Nazneen Akhtar (2008) “Spousal Violence Against Women and Suicidal Ideation
    in Bangladesh”, Womens Health Issues, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 442-452.
  • Nazneen, Sohela; Maheen Sultan; and Naomi Hossain (2010) | National Discourses on Women's Empowerment
    in Bangladesh: Enabling or constraining women's choices? | Development, Vol. 53, No. 2 (June), pp. 239-246.
  • Rahman, H. (2007) “Forms, Causes and Impacts of Violence against Women in Rural Bangladesh”, Journal of
    Social Studies, No. 116, pp. 26-41.
  • Rahman, M.; Hoque, M. A.; Makinoda, S. (2011) Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Is Women
    Empowerment a Reducing Factor? A Study from a National Bangladeshi Sample | Journal of Family Violence,
    Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 411-420.
  • Rahman, Sayma; P. N. Junankar; and Girijasankar Mallik (2009) | Factors influencing women's empowerment on
    microcredit borrowers: a case study in Bangladesh | Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol. 14, No. 3
    (August), pp. 287-303.
  • Sambisa, W.; Angeles, G.; Lance, P. M.; Naved, R. T.; Thornton, J. (2011) Prevalence and correlates of
    physical spousal violence against women in slum and nonslum areas of urban Bangladesh | Journal of
    Interpersonal Violence, Vol. 26, No. 13, pp. 2592-2618.
  • Sarkar, Kamalesh; Baishali Bal; Rita Mukherjee; Sekhar Chakraborty; Suman Saha; Arundhuti Ghosh; and Scott
    Parsons (2008) “Sex-trafficking, Violence, Negotiating Skill, and HIV Infection in Brothel-based Sex Workers of
    Eastern India, Adjoining Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 26,
    No. 2, pp. 223-231.
  • Sayem, Amir Mohammad and Mohammad Aftab Uddin Khan (2012) Women's Strategic Responses to Intimate
    Partner Violence: A Study in a Rural Community of Bangladesh | Asian Social Work and Policy Review, Vol. 6,
    No. 1, pp. 23-39.
  • Schuler, Sidney Ruth and Farzana Islam (2008) “Women's Acceptance of Intimate Partner Violence within
    Marriage in Rural Bangladesh”, Studies in Family Planning, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 49-58.
  • Schuler, Sidney Ruth; Lisa M. Bates; and Farzana Islam (2008) “Women's Rights, Domestic Violence, and
    Recourse Seeking in Rural Bangladesh”, Violence Against Women, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 326-345.
  • Schuler, Sidney Ruth; Lenzi, Rachel; Yount, Kathryn M. (2011) “Justification of Intimate Partner Violence in
    Rural Bangladesh: What Survey Questions Fail to Capture”, Studies in Family Planning, Vol. 42, No. 1 (March),
    pp. 21-28.
  • Shahidullah, Shahid and C. Nana Derby (2009) “Criminalisation, modernisation, and globalisation: the US and
    international perspectives on domestic violence”, Global Crime, Vol. 10, No. 3 (August), pp. 196-223.
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    Women: Its Determinants and Implications for Gender Resource Allocation”, Helsinki, Finland: United Nations
    University (UNU) / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), WIDER Research Paper, No.
    2007/80 (November).
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    Violence Against Women”, in: United Nations Population Fund, Programming to address violence against
    women - 10 case studies (New York: United Nations Population Fund), pp. 75-84.
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