Title

Battered Woman in a Small Town: Encountering Violence Through the Story of One Woman

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-2000

Publication Source

AWHONN Lifelines

Volume

4

Issue

4

Inclusive pages

35–39

DOI

10.1111/j.1552-6356.2000.tb01191.x

Abstract

Two young women sit at a table sipping coffee. One is tall and slender; the other is round, obviously pregnant. They're sisters: they're also survivors. They were abused as children and battered as young women. The pregnant woman's name is Rose and this is her story.

Keywords

battered women, rural medicine

Disciplines

Nursing

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