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Wife beating refusal among women of reproductive age in urban and rural Ethiopia

BMC International Health and Human RightsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:6

Received: 8 March 2016

Accepted: 8 March 2017

Published: 16 March 2017

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Original Submission
8 Mar 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Jun 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fatemeh Kokabisaghi
4 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Eshetu Gurmu
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12914-017-0115-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Population Studies, College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University
Population and Gender Research Unit, Institute of Development and Policy Research, Addis Ababa University