The Impacts of Violence against Women INTRODUCTION The provided annotated bibliography includes a collection of sources related to the subject of violence against women. In support of this subject, the bibliography is organized according to three main subtopics: the impacts of violence against women, risk factors in violence against women, and working towards effective interventions and policies. The fundamental rationale for using these subheadings is that they provide the basis for understanding the big picture – that is, a comprehensive depiction of violence against women in terms of effects, causes, and potential solutions/interventions. Accordingly, sources were chosen based on factors such as relevance to the main subject (violence...The end:
.....tive Analysis of Women Seeking Medical Services." Health and Social Work 33.1 (2008): 33+. In this study, researchers Mary Sormanti and Tazuko Shibuswa examine intimate partner violence among midlife and older women. It is significant because the researchers claim that conservative estimates indicate that more than 1.3 million women in the United States are victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) each year. Findings indicate that 5.5 percent of women ages 50 to 64 report IPV. This corroborates previous research that documents this type of violence as a real and significant problem for midlife and older women. The study links to the subheading because it shows that women in this age range are ignored by most researchers and policy makers.