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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Violence.,
  • Health.,
  • Family violence.,
  • Child abuse.,
  • Older people -- Abuse of,
  • Sexual abuse victims.,
  • Violence.,
  • Primary Prevention.,
  • Risk Factors.,
  • World Health.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsWorld Health Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22488865M
ISBN 109241545623

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