Essay On Domestic Violence In Vietnam

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Domestic violence which is rising in the most countries in around the world is “physical, sexual, psychological or financial violence that takes place within an intimate or family-type relationship and that forms a pattern of coercive and controlling behavior “ (Women’s Aid 2007). . It is reaching across national boundaries as well as cultural and socio-economic with more than 30% women around the world who experienced it (Can Tho university n. d.). Especially, in Viet Nam, a lots of people have been abused as a result it is becoming a strictly serious problem .In2013,“Assessment of the situation of women in the criminal justice system in Viet Nam “ admitted that 58% of women in Viet Nam experienced domestic violence during their lifetime (UNODC Everywhere).Moreover, there are 33904 domestic violence's situations with 1739 old people, 12699 women and…show more content…
Firstly, it is going up awareness of citizens about equality between male and female. If the awareness rises, the male will not misunderstand and think they have a pillar role in the family and the right to abuse their wives. The next one is breaking the silence. Although domestic violence is universal, the problem is much hidden because of stigma and shame causing women to keep silent. This lets it not be known, which makes government not be able to prevent and decline it. As a result, if women are not silent, domestic violence will be decreased and women should understand that keeping silence is dying (Asialife 2013). Finally, it is giving a number of punishments to abusers the punishments will make them be fear and not abuse the partners. At the same time, the protection victims from abusers and financial assistance of other forms of social services should be given. It helps victims have enough brave to deal with domestic violence and abusers (Payne and Wermeling
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