All of this brings to life the women 's sense of fear and insecurity and an obstacle to the realization of their aspirations for equality. There are some types of violenceation against women which are mostly spread in Kyrgyzstan: Physical violence, sexual violence, cultural violence, verbal abuse, psychological violence. Physical, sexual and psychological violence occurring in the family, including battering, sexual abuse of female children in the family, violence related to dowry, marital rape, female genital mutilation female genital mutilation and other traditional practices harmful to women. In general the term "violence against women" means any perfect gender-based act of violence that results in, or is likely to harm the physical, sexual or psychological health or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. Other acts of violence against women include violation of the rights of women in situations of armed conflict, in particular murder, systematic rape, sexual slavery and forced pregnancy
The most obvious and habitual form of violence is that which takes place in four walls or at homes which is often ignored or not considered heinous crime and thus a passive response is displayed by the law. The most prevalent form of Violence against women is Domestic Violence which is concealed and overlooked by majority of people irrespective of culture and country. According to UNICEF INNOCENTI DIGEST 2000, Domestic violence is defined as “Violence which includes, violence perpetrated by intimate partners and other family members, and manifested through: Physical abuse such as beating, kicking, threats with weapon and murder. It also includes traditional practices harmful to women such as female genital mutilation and wife
All of these violent acts are contributed to many factors that will lead to many negative consequences on the society and the persons too. Types of domestic violence: Domestic violence is a global crime that is being performed in many sorts of abuses. Domestic violence is usually known by being physically attacked from the partner and being beaten up so hardly. This physical violence also involves slapping, kicking, punching, or
Morality -A Dead Initiative “Rape is one of the most terrible crimes on earth and it happens every few minutes. The problem with groups who deal with rape is that they try to educate women about how to defend themselves. What really needs to be done is teaching men not to rape." -Kurt Cobain BACKGROUND: ‘Rape is a highly gendered violent behavior whereas the majority of the sexually violent perpetrators are men and the majority of their victims are women. Rape, the most common form of violence against women has been a part of human culture and is a profound violation of woman’s bodily integrity and can be a form of torture.
Universally, domestic violence is referred to abusive behavior that is used by the intimate partner to control or power over the other intimate power. This can be in the forms of psychological, sexual, economic or emotional threats or actions that will influence your partner (Kindschi,2013).Domestic violence studies provides that psychopathology, which happens when in violent environment in child development can make the argument of domestic violence progress of being a generational legacy (Kindschi,2013).I chose to write about the Feminist Theory to explain why people commit domestic violence. It believes that the root causes of domestic violence is the outcome of living in a society that condones aggressive behavior by men, while women
Crimes against Women in Domestic and Public Places “A society that is unable to respect, protect and nurture its women and children loses its moral moorings and runs adrift.” Crime against Women means direct or indirect physical or mental cruelty to women. Crimes directed specifically against women and in which only women are victims are characterized as “crimes against women”. Women are put on high pedestal of goddess calling her “shaktirupa” on one hand, but in reality treated as a less human even. Irrespective of religion, culture and economic system, women suffer deprivation, humiliation and denial of basic human rights in almost all walks of life, everywhere, at every stage in varying degrees. Crime against women are growing day by day which are unbearable in every possible need.
It is the abuse of power from the abuser based on controlling behaviors towards their partners. In the UK, the abuse can be emotional, financial, sexual, physical or psychological. Normally, domestic abuse does escalates over time , and their victims may experience different types of abuse from the same person. Physical abuse is the most visible form of domestic abuse, what the abuser wants to do is to intimidate and cause fear. These assaults often start small, a shove or grabbing your wrist, but over time it will become worst.
According to Almosaed (2012), “The use and meaning of violence is connected with power. It is broadly the case that in most societies, social, economic, political and interpersonal power remains with men” (p. 200). Any form of domestic violence leads to physical, mental and psychological damage to the victim. The victim begins to blame themselves for the abuse. The main reason why the victim is reluctant to speak out is because the abuser builds a sense of fear in the mind of the victim.
The above scenarios are just a few examples of a worsening state of violence against women. Research also states that the common perpetrator of violence against women is their intimate partner; either husband or cohabited partner. “Violence against women is prevalent in society in the world. It is an expression of historically and culturally specific values and standard, which are executed today ‘through many social and political institutions that foster women’s subservience and discrimination against women and girls.” (UN, 1993) In Asia, violence against women is increasing quickly that takes a big effect not only on individual, family and home but also to the economy and productivity in region, officials and experts. In Vietnam, there were 30 percent of women reported physical, sexual or psychological harm.
Gender based violence (GBV) is an umbrella term as it encompasses all forms of violence which is directed against a person on the basis of his/her gender or sex. Almost all the societies and cultures suffer from gender based violence at micro or macro level. Gender based violence refers to the use of force for promoting the stratified gender relations (Schular, 1992). According to the ‘Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Gender-based violence is “violence that is directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionately” (CEDAW GR 19, Article 3 Istanbul Convention). Violence against women is an indication of unequal power