Some of the crimes committed in the Medieval times were Theft which means to steal something from another person, Arson which means to light fire in public, Witchcraft means to practise magic such as black magic and a use of spells, Heresay/blasphemy means disrespect towards god because in the Medieval times they looked up to god a lot and they would make big discussions by asking god in a way people would not know. Treason which is traitor to the crown (king), Vagrancy means homelessness which in the medieval times was very common for people that work or the king such as peasants. Counterfeiting which is making fake stuff and selling it for a higher price which
Executions and torture significantly influenced medieval Europe due to its effect on the treatment of various people, creation of torture devices, and the involvement of the church in the justice system. Torture was exacted for a multitude of reasons, including homosexuality, witchcraft, blackmail, and punishment for petty crimes, such as “...fights and thefts” or more intense crimes such as “…brutal assaults or murders.” (Westergren) Severity of torture relied heavily on age, sex, and social status of the convicted. Multiple convictions for similar crimes also lead to harsher punishments. For example, a peasant’s first punishment for thievery may be public humiliation, however, the second or third conviction would result in loss of a finger, a hand, or an entire arm. The majority of torture
and arranged marriage can lead to many problems in the future such as, depressions divorce, suicide, plus to have a better generation their should be an end to this problem. 2. supporting argument Arranged marriage had lead to increase in violent behavior, and the violent behavior is a huge issue in our days, and the jails are filled with such cases. Continuing violence may lead
However, it also classifies the types of violence according to the perpetrator. One important point to note is that more of the types of violence inflicted on women are perpetrated by someone the woman knows, a family member or intimate partner, rather than a stranger. Sometimes if a woman takes a stand and tries to complain about their rape then the police also embarrass her by asking vulgar questions instead of giving justice to
Marcia could be seen as innocent because of this law. Proper evidence during a court case must be provided for Battered Woman Syndrome to be effective. Battered woman syndrome (BWS) is a mental disorder that can be caused by domestic violence due to severe long-term abuse in a relationship. The court may take into consideration that a BWS woman feels that she is justified for becoming violent towards her abuser, and that she was in acceptable fear of impending danger because of her past abusive experiences by the abuser. It is mentioned in Marcia’s case that she was fearful of having Mitchell arrested by the police because she thought she would be killed herself.
The Nordic Model also criminalizes those who traffic women to sell for sex, also known as Pimps. The most common argument against this is that the source of income is being taken away from prostituted women which will only serve to further impoverish them. However, what is often ignored is that the Nordic Model has an emphasis on creating funding for shelters and educational centers.
Many-a-times it is the by-product of a patriarchal society, one in which women are denied equal rights and are often made to be house wives or treated lesser than a man. It is often observed that men who our ill-literate, have a history of child abuse or have been exposed to violence themselves often commit violence against women. On the other hand it is seen that women who are ill-literate, have been exposed to violence or have been exposed to violence are more like to be accepting of violent behaviour and male privilege and okay with a subordinate
Rape culture is the suggestion that only nice girls can be raped because girls who dress a certain way at act à certain way were “asking for it” or leading the perpetrator on. The way a person acts or dresses could make people say they were “asking” for it, leading people to assume that only girls of a certain way of life can be raped.School dress codes or judges asking victims “why couldn't you keep your legs closed”. Men are part of rape culture because they perpetuate the attitudes and behaviors that can be apart of rape culture and they are sometimes even victims of rape and rape culture themselves. Aspects of rape culture such as Victim-blaming makes it harder to come forward and report the abuse. If the survivor knows that you or society blames her for the abuse, she will not feel safe
In the recent past there have been several cases of children who have been defiled, murdered and dumped. These are innocent children whose youth is usually snatched away never to be “recovered”. It is important to note that Gender violence occurs in both the ‘public’ and ‘private’ spheres. Such violence not only occurs in the family and in the general community, but it is sometimes also perpetuated by the state through policies or the actions of agents of the state such as the police, military or immigration authorities. The police for example have allegedly been accused of stigmatizing rape victims.
She argues that women have been lumped together in a group with shared characteristics and interests, and this limits their ability to choose their own unique identities. Therefore, literature has evolved into these discourses against women, mainly through gender stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. In Latin American society, "female children are most often taught to not cause a commotion, not challenge authority frontally, and to at least appear to be submissive" (Vanden and Prevost 2014, 120). In Chronicle of a Death Foretold men were able to get away with crimes, such as shooting another man for having an affair with his wife, because most would agree it 's necessary. " 'We killed him openly, ' Pedro Vicario said, 'but we 're innocent. '