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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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ROJAS, Juan Diego. Violencia doméstica y medidas cautelares. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2002, vol.19, n.1, pp.17-38. ISSN 2215-5287.

The violence against the women has been publicly declared recently in this decade, breaking trough as a social problem of great dimentions in the whole world. Therefore the problem is very clear but the provision of services to attend these affected women is like noting, provoking more deaths and harm than war and AIDS, and all these in young and healthy ladies, betwen 15 and 45 years old. Each year the number of cases increase in 6000 accusations, but only 1 of 4 make it to a judicial audience.

Keywords : violence against women and young girls; homicide; femicide; social problem; family violence.

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