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Factors associated with pregnant women's anticipations and experiences of HIV-related stigma in rural Kenya
Pregnant women who fear or experience HIV-related stigma may not get care for their own health or medications to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. This study examined factors associated with anticipating and experiencing ...
Social context and drivers of intimate partner violence in rural Kenya: implications for the health of pregnant women
More than half of rural Kenyan women experience intimate partner violence (IPV) in their lifetime. Beyond physical consequences, IPV indirectly worsens maternal health because pregnant women avoid antenatal care or HIV ...
How perceptions of HIV-related stigma affect decision-making regarding childbirth in rural Kenya
HIV prevalence among pregnant women in Kenya is high. Furthermore, there is a high risk of maternal mortality, as many women do not give birth with a skilled healthcare provider. Previous research suggests that fears of ...
The role of HIV-related stigma in utilization of skilled childbirth services in rural Kenya: a prospective mixed-methods study
Childbirth with a skilled attendant is crucial for preventing maternal mortality and is an important opportunity for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The Maternity in Migori and AIDS Stigma Study (MAMAS ...
Responses to and Resources for Intimate Partner Violence: Qualitative Findings From Women, Men, and Service Providers in Rural Kenya.
(Sage Publications, 2013)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is reported by one in three women globally, but the prevalence is much higher in East Africa. Though some formal and informal resources do exist for women experiencing IPV, data suggest that ...