Population Health Promotion Model: Abused Women The Aggregate The aggregate population which will be examined in this proposed population health promotion model are abused women. Despite the fact that women are provided equal status in this country, they are often treated as second-class citizens by their families and also by society as a whole. Researchers do not know why and how violence and abuse against women takes place (Wathen & MacMillan, 2003), even though the criminal justice system has noted an increase in woman abuse for many years now (Biesenthal et al., 2001). The challenges in making sure that we have an accurate picture of why this is happening, as noted by Brownridge and Halli (2001), is that many victims do not want to...The end:
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