• Domestic violence and perinatal outcomes – a prospective cohort study from Nepal 

      Pun, Kunta Devi; Rishal, Poonam; Darj, Elisabeth; Infanti, Jennifer; Shrestha, Shrinkhala; Lukasse, Mirjam; Schei, Berit (BMC Public Health;19, Article number: 671 (2019), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-13)
      Background Domestic violence is one of the most common forms of violence against women. Domestic violence during pregnancy is associated with adverse perinatal and maternal outcomes. We aimed to assess whether domestic ...
    • Improving Safety Among Pregnant Women Reporting Domestic Violence in Nepal—A Pilot Study 

      Rishal, Poonam; Pun, Kunta Devi; Schei, Berit; Bhandari, Buna; Joshi, Sunil Kumar; Swahnberg, Katarina; Infanti, Jennifer; Lukasse, Mirjam (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health;Volume 17, Issue 7, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-24)
      Introduction: Domestic violence (DV) during pregnancy is associated with poor health outcomes for both the mother and newborn, and sometimes death. In a low-income country like Nepal, women have few options to leave abusive ...
    • Prevalence and associated factors of domestic violence among pregnant women attending routine antenatal care in Nepal 

      Rishal, Poonam; Pun, Kunta Devi; Darj, Elisabeth; Joshi, Sunil Kumar; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Swahnberg, Katarina; Schei, Berit; Lukasse, Mirjam (Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08)
      Aims: The primary aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of domestic violence (DV) and its associated factors among pregnant women in Nepal. The secondary aims were to investigate disclosure of DV by women to ...