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Manual for Medical Examination of Sexual Assault (Revised after Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013)

Published Year: 2012

Mumbai: CEHAT, x,64 p., 2012 [ISBN: 978-81-89042-59-2]

This manual aims to equip health care workers with an appropriate understanding of sexual violence and the needs and rights of survivors of sexual violence, and to highlight the dual responsibilities-both medical and forensic-health care workers have toward survivors. Health administrators, educators, obstetricians, gynaecologists, paediatricians and forensic medical examiners to read this manual and adopt its approach in their practices. Reducing health risks faced by women and ensuring respect for the dignity and autonomy of each woman is central to the realization of the right to health. This manual provides critical support for these endeavors and is thus a welcome contribution to the promotion of women's health and the right to health in India.Download full report