About the Authors

Rachel Jewkes


Affiliation Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa

Competing Interests

This document is an output from the What Works to Prevent Violence: a Global Programme, which is funded by the UK Aid from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for the benefit of developing countries. However, the views expressed and information contained in it are not necessarily those of or endorsed by DFID, which can accept no responsibility for such views or information or for any reliance placed on them.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RJ. Wrote the paper: RJ. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RJ. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RJ.