Domestic Violence Against Women Essay

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Domestic violence against Women by intimate partners in Thailand
In Thailand married women at the age of 15-49 years old have experienced physical or psychological violence from their intimate partner every day, 2-3 times a week (ICDD, 2012).When the "domestic violence" happened, women can be victims more than men. Domestic violence is a social critical issue and should not happen to anybody, but it is difficult to prevent.The problem is often overlooked, excused, or denied. Domestic violence against women by intimate partners is a pattern of threatening or controlling behavior imposed on women by intimating partner without regarding for her rights, feeling, body, or health (Moreno, 2001). Although the problem can be caused by either male or
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It includes not only sexual assault and rape, but also harassment, such as forcing a partner to have sex with other people, pursuing sexual activity when the victim is not fully conscious or is afraid to say no, hurting partner physically during sex and coercing partner to have sex without protection / sabotaging birth control. (Waithayawongkorn et al., 2009)
The effects of domestic violence against womenby intimate partners are the both of physically and emotionally from multiple traumas. These traumas can have various effects on the mind, body and spirit. It is natural to experience these, and acknowledging the effects can be an important first step in embarking on a process towards restoration and healing. Living with domestic violence can cause physical and emotional harm to women.
The physically effects of domestic violence against women by intimate partners is including injuries, gynecological disorders, mental health disorders, adverse pregnancy outcome, and sexually transmitted infections. Domestic violence against women affects the emotional such as, feelings, behaviors and can impact one’s mental stability. Increased anxiety, post - traumatic stress disorder and depression symptoms are commonly observed among survivors of domestic violence. The study of Thananowan and Kaesornsamut shows that women who experience violence during pregnancy has higher stress and depressive symptom, less social support, and lower self -
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