The study again realized the existing social reality that violence against women are primarily gender-based, embedded in different layers of our society. This analysis shows that there are multiple causes, social factors of violence against women involved in sex working profession, as well as certain prescriptions from the participants and also came up that how to develop resistance. One of the fundamental causes of violence against women is in every sense the unequal power equation between men and women, the patriarchal logic that govern the society lead to discrimination. This research unfolded that being women in general and a part of the ‘tabooed’ community sex workers face sheer violation, for example, most of them reported that ‘rehabilitation to mainstream society’ almost becomes impossible to them. The Gender violence is so deep rooted in a woman’s lifetime, that freedom from the threat of harassment, battering, and sexual assault is a concept that most of woman have a hard time imagining because violence is such an extensive part of the culture and their spirits.
Many families in the Pakistani society are, “conservative”, hence domestic violence is considered to be a personal affair in households. According to estimates, 70-90% women in Pakistan are a victim of domestic violence who fail to stand up for their rights due to society pressure. Domestic violence has become so widespread in our society that cases against women abuse are reported every day. Many common types of violence include, rape, acid attacks, honor killing, women burnt by family members and lastly beating by their former male
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.
The most important human rights are being violated when women are being deprived. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations, denying women and girls equal status, secure living conditions, self-esteem, recognition, and their right to freedom. The aspect of Violence is widely spreading across the spheres of class, creed, religion, income, culture, age and education. Though Violence is forbidden in many societies, when it comes to violation of women’s human rights it is often legitimized under the veil of traditional, cultural and religious practices. 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.
Sexual harassment is a common problem in America that causes a hostile work environment, perpetuates inequality, and changes many lives forever. In the American workplace; twenty-one percent of women polled by Newsweek said they had been harassed at work and forty-two percent said they knew someone who had been harassed. Other surveys indicate that more than half of working women have faced that problem at some point in their careers. The situation tends to be worst in male-dominated workplaces; in a 1990 Defense Department study, sixty-four percent of military women said they had to endure such abuse ((Barbara Kantrowitz 16). In 1980, the EECO defined sexual harassment in the workplace, and declared it to be a violation of Title VII, and provided criteria for determining when sexual harassment had taken place and how employers could help prevent it from occurring.
In India, violence against women occurs daily in some or the other form. For some Indian women the possibility of violence occurs throughout their lives, especially with changes in marital status. For many years this kind of violence and oppression is seen in most of the house. Even though women’s organizations, feminists and researchers have initiated paradigm shifts in understanding and ending VAW (Violence Against Women) in India, it remains one of the worst forms of oppression faced by women. Such violence impedes women’s development and well-being and is a violation of their human rights (Johnson & Johnson, 2001) Domestic Violence, Mental Stress, Dowry, Sati, Dowry Death, Verbal abuse etc are all forms of oppression faced by women and
The problem about violation against human rights has been one of the problems in our society. Number of cases and forms of violence against women not decreasing, it is conversely increasing. Considering about violence against women we should note that domestic violence is one of the most spread type of violence. This type of violence impacts the most negative for the society. Violence against girls and women and its criminal sides should not be only theme of talking in women’s society.
Introduction Women’s living domestic violence is a vulnerable population, and therefore, has huge concerns to social work issues. Social work is commitment to this population because the DV generates gender inequalities, social injustice, discrimination, and in some cases, generates weakness of basic human needs. In short, DV has a strong relation with social work commitments. Domestic Violence (DV) is an extensive phenomenon, with millions of women attacked by intimate partners and ex partners (Black, 2011). The term DV denotes an ongoing pattern of coercive control maintained through psychological, physical, sexual, and/or economic abuse that fluctuates in severity and chronicity.
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.
Crime against women are growing day by day which are unbearable in every possible need. The women are being come under the vulnerable group of society, and they are being exploited in every corner. They were exploited in major point of time in the area of sexuality. Though there are so many laws are present in the statute but this are kept in Pen & paper. The authoritative value to protect them i.e.