Sifting the evidence: gender and tobacco control

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
January 2007
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

This review provides a global overview of the historical and contemporary uses and impacts of medico-legal evidence in cases of sexual assault of adolescents and adults. It examines the existing peer-reviewed scholarly and grey literature from high-, low- and middle-income regions, presents findings from studies that have evaluated the legal impact of medico-legal evidence in sexual assault cases and discusses factors that may create barriers to the successful use of evidence in criminal justice proceedings. The review concludes with a summary, identifies salient knowledge gaps and unpublished materials

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ISBN 9789241595407