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Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
(INEGI). (2000). Violencia Intrafamiliar: Encuesta 1999 [Family
violence: 1999 Survey]. Aguascalientes, AGS, Mexico: INEGI.
This publication by Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics,
Geography and Informatics is the result of a survey conducted in Mexico
City in 1999. The objective of this project was to obtain statistics
regarding physical, emotional, and sexual violence in the home that
would help to guide research efforts and judicial initiatives. The publication
includes numerous charts and tables regarding sociodemographic characteristics,
prevalence of different types of violence, perception of violence among
adult family members, and family of origin data.
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos, INEC. (1999).
Violencia doméstica y relaciones en el hogar [Domestic violence
and family relations]. Encuesta Nicaragüense de Demografía
y Salud, 1998 [1998 Nicaraguan Demographic and Health Survey] (pp. 189-208).
Calverton, MD: Macro International Inc.
This chapter is part of the national survey conducted in Nicaragua
in 1998. The domestic violence and family relations module was carried
out with one woman in each household who had been in a primary relation
at some point in their lives. The chapter provides charts and figures
as well as narrative descriptions of the participant’s participation
in social networks, opinions regarding couple relationships, access
to and control of resources, prevalence of sexual, physical, and emotional
violence, as well as characteristics of the violence, injuries received,
help seeking, violence and health, controlling behavior on the part
of the male partner, violence and child health, sexual abuse in childhood
and adolescence, and effectiveness of community education campaigns.
This document provides an excellent overview of the issue of domestic
violence in this Central American country.
Islas, Francisco Cervantes (1999). Helping Men Overcome Violent Behavior
Toward Women. In A. Morrison and M. Loreto Biehl (Eds.), Too Close
to Home: Domestic Violence in the Americas (pp. 143-147). Washington,
DC: Inter-American Development Bank.
The author provides an overview of CORIAC (the Men’s Collective
for Egalitarian Relationships), a non-profit civic organization in Mexico
City that works with men who recognize themselves as violent. The program
includes three levels of re-education or individual work, wherein each
level has sixteen sessions. A brief explanation of the CORIAC model
is provided as well as an assessment of the results.
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