Journal Articles and Briefs

2014 - Factors related to wife-battering; a medico-legal analysis - Vidanapathirana M.

2013 - Screening and counselling in the primary care setting for women who have experienced intimate partner violence (WEAVE): a cluster randomised controlled trial - Kelsey Hegarty, Lorna O'Doherty, Angela Taft, Patty Chondros, Stephanie Brown, Jodie Valpied, Jill Astbury, Ann Taket, Lisa Gold, Gene Feder, Jane Gunn

2013 - What the Women Say, Elusive Peace, Pervasive Violence: Sri Lankan Women’s Struggle for Security and Justice - International Civil Society Action Network

2012 - Burden of Womanhood: Tamil Women’s Perceptions of Coping with Intimate Partner Violence - Pushpa Kanagaratnam, Robin Mason, Ilene Hyman, Lisa Manuel, Helene Berman, Brenda Toner

2012 - 'I drank it to put an end to me’: Narrating girls’ suicide and self-harm in Sri Lanka - Jeanne Marecek, Chandanie Senadheera

2012 - Implementing the National Human Rights Action Plan–Reducing Violence Against Women - Forum against Gender-based Violence

2012 - More Than a Billion Women Face ‘Gender Based Violence’; Where Are Most Victims? - John Simister 

2012 - Nurses’ Role in Caring for Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence in the Sri Lankan Context - Sepali Guruge 

2012 - Violence against Women: An Exploration of the Physical and Mental Health Trends among Immigrant and Refugee Women in Canada - Sepali Guruge, Brenda Roche, and Cristina Catallo 

2011 - Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the Capital Province of Sri Lanka: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Help Seeking - Vathsala Jayasuriya, Kumudu Wijewardena, Pia Axemo 

2011 - Perceptions of Factors Contributing to Intimate Partner Violence Among Sri Lankan Tamil Immigrant Women in Canada - Ilene Hyman, Robin Mason with Helene Berman, Sepali Guruge, Lisa Manuel, Pushpa Kanagaratnam

2011 - Wives’ Attitudes Toward Gender Roles and Their Experience of Intimate Partner Violence by Husbands in Central Province, Sri Lanka - Achini Jayatilleke, Krishna C. Poudel, Kayako Sakisaka, Junko Yasuoka, Achala Upendra Jayatilleke, Masamine Jimba

2012 - Working with South Asian male perpetrators of intimate partner violence in British Columbia, Canada - Gurjit Thandi 

2010 - A study of intimate partner violence among females attending a Teaching Hospital out-patient department - K.A.L.A.Kuruppuarachchi, L.T.Wijeratne, G.D.S.S.K.Weerasinghe, M.U.P.K.Peris, S.S.Williams

2010 - Intimate partner violence in Sri Lanka - Achini C. Jayatilleke, Krishna C. Poudel, Junko Yasuoka, Achala U. Jayatilleke, Masamine Jimba

2010 - Unmarried women’s decisions on pregnancy termination: Qualitative interviews in Colombo, Sri Lanka - Pia Olsson, Kumudu Wijewardena 

2009 - Duty Bound? Militarization, Romances, and New Forms of Violence among Sri Lanka’s Free Trade Zone Factory Workers - Sandya Hewamanne

2009 - Extreme violence – Homicide; an analysis of 265 cases from the offices of JMO Colombo and Ragama – A Study from Sri Lanka - P.A.S. Edirisinghe, I.D.G. Kitulwatte

2009 - Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Sri Lankan University Students as a Consequence of Their Exposure to Family Violence - Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia, Orya Tishby, Piyanjali de Zoysa

2009 - Understanding Gendered Violence against Women in Sri Lanka, A Background Paper for Women Defining Peace - Ramani Jayasundere, Technical Consultant to Women Defining Peace 

2008 - Health-sector responses to intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income settings: a review of current models, challenges and opportunities - Manuela Colombini, Susannah Mayhewa, Charlotte Wattsa, World Health Organization

2008 - Rates and psychological effects of exposure to family violence among Sri Lankan university students - Muhammad M. Haj-Yahiaa, Piyanjli de Zoysab

2008 - “Violence Is an International Language”: Tamil Women’s Perceptions of Intimate Partner Violence - Robin Mason, Ilene Hyman, Helene Berman, Sepali Guruge, Pushpa Kanagaratnam, Lisa Manuel

2007 - Beliefs of Sri Lankan Medical Students About Wife Beating - Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia, Piyanjali de Zoysa

2006 - Barriers in Screening Women for Domestic Violence: A Survey of Social Workers, Family Practitioners, and Obstetrician–Gynecologists - Leslie E. Tower

2006 - Perceptions of and Responses to Woman Abuse Among Tamil Women in Toronto - Ilene Hyman, Robin Mason with Helene Berman, Sepali Guruge, Lisa Manuel, Pushpa Kanagaratnam, Tharsi Yoganathan, Rajini Tarcicius

2006 - Reaching for the bottle of pesticide—A cry for help Self-inflicted poisonings in Sri Lanka - Flemming Konradsena, Wim van der Hoekb, Pushpalatha Peirisb

2006 - Violence, Women, Work and Empowerment: Narratives from Factory Women in Sri Lanka’s Export Processing Zones - Peter Hancock

2005 - Role of Patriarchal Values among Victims of Wife-abuse - Kanchana Bulumulle

2005 - Spousal-Abuse Among Canadian Immigrant Women - Farah Ahmad, Maryam Ali, Donna E. Stewart

2005 - Turncoat Bodies Sexuality and Sex Work under Militarization in Sri Lanka - Yasmin Tambiah

2005 - We’ve Had Training, Now What? Qualitative Analysis of Barriers to Domestic Violence Screening and Referral in a Health Care Setting - Debbie Minsky-Kelly, L. Kevin Hamberger, Deborah A. Pape, Marie Wolff

2004 - Post-migration changes in gender relations among Ethiopian couples living in Canada - Ilene Hyman, Hiwot Teffera, Girma Mekonnen Tizazu, Judy Gould, Sepali Guruge, Robin Mason, Noreen Stuckless, Taryn Tang

2003 - Violence against women in South Asian countries - U. Niaz 

2002 - Barriers to Screening for Domestic Violence - Lorrie Elliot, Michael Nerney, Theresa Jones, Peter D. Friedmann

2002 - Should health professionals screen women for domestic violence? Systematic review - Jean Ramsay, Jo Richardson, Yvonne H Carter, Leslie L Davidson, Gene Feder 

2001 - Confronting Barriers to Universal Screening for Domestic Violence - Ruth E. Davis, Kenetta E. Harsh

2001 - The Prevalence and Pattern of Wife Beating in the Trincomalee District in Eastern Sri Lanka - Padmini Subramaniam, Sivagurunathan Sivayogan

2000 - Screening for Intimate Partner Violence by Health Care Providers Barriers and Interventions - Jill Waalen, Mary M. Goodwin, Alison M. Spitz, Ruth Petersen, Linda E. Saltzman

2000 - Should Children Be in the Room When the Mother Is Screened for Partner Violence? - Therese Zink

2000 - Sometimes there is no Blood: Domestic Violence and Rape in Rural Sri Lanka - Ameena Hussein

1999 - Screening and intervention for intimate partner abuse: practices and attitudes of primary care physicians - Michael A. Rodriguez, Heidi M. Bauer, Elizabeth McLoughlin, Kevin Grumbach

1998 - Attitudes and Practices of Registered Nurses Toward Women Who Have Experienced Abuse/Domestic Violence - Mary Lou Moore, Dan zaccaro, Linn H. Parsons

1997 - Violence against Women: Provider Barriers to Intervention in Emergency Departments - Meghan E. McGrath, Andrea Bettacchi, Susan J. Duf, Jeffrey E Peipert, Bruce M. Becker, Linda St. Angelo

1994 - Canadian Family Physicians' and General Practitioners' Perceptions of Their Effectiveness in Identifying and Treating Wife Abuse  - Lorraine E. Ferris