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Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática (INEGI). (2000). Violencia Intrafamiliar: Encuesta 1999 [Family violence: 1999 Survey]. Aguascalientes, AGS, Mexico: INEGI. Language: Spanish

This publication by Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics is the result of a survey conducted in Mexico City in 1999. The objective of this project was to obtain statistics regarding physical, emotional, and sexual violence in the home that would help to guide research efforts and judicial initiatives. The publication includes numerous charts and tables regarding sociodemographic characteristics, prevalence of different types of violence, perception of violence among adult family members, and family of origin data.

Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos, INEC. (1999). Violencia doméstica y relaciones en el hogar [Domestic violence and family relations]. Encuesta Nicaragüense de Demografía y Salud, 1998 [1998 Nicaraguan Demographic and Health Survey] (pp. 1

This chapter is part of the national survey conducted in Nicaragua in 1998. The domestic violence and family relations module was carried out with one woman in each household who had been in a primary relation at some point in their lives. The chapter provides charts and figures as well as narrative descriptions of the participant’s participation in social networks, opinions regarding couple relationships, access to and control of resources, prevalence of sexual, physical, and emotional violence, as well as characteristics of the violence, injuries received, help seeking, violence and health, controlling behavior on the part of the male partner, violence and child health, sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence, and effectiveness of community education campaigns. This document provides an excellent overview of the issue of domestic violence in this Central American country.

Islas, Francisco Cervantes (1999). Helping Men Overcome Violent Behavior Toward Women. In A. Morrison and M. Loreto Biehl (Eds.), Too Close to Home: Domestic Violence in the Americas (pp. 143-147). Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank. Lan

The author provides an overview of CORIAC (the Men’s Collective for Egalitarian Relationships), a non-profit civic organization in Mexico City that works with men who recognize themselves as violent. The program includes three levels of re-education or individual work, wherein each level has sixteen sessions. A brief explanation of the CORIAC model is provided as well as an assessment of the results.