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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136-140

Attempted intimate partner homicide: Case series and experience in a Nigerian suburban hospital


Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria

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Andrew Akarutu Okomayin
Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/jmwa.jmwa_9_21

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Intimate partner homicide – an increasingly global, mental and public health issue with enormous social and economic consequences – is widely unreported and undocumented in Nigeria. This article reports attempted homicides managed in Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital within 2 years. It aims to arouse public interest to stimulate the enactment of protective policies for vulnerable victims who are mostly women.


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