(WHO, 2016) In addition, women around the world suffer from violence either from their husbands or from groups in those countries. Women in Asia and Africa are the best example for this phenomenon. Therefore, this study will discuss violence against women including causes of violence against women, effects of violence against women, examples of countries where women suffer from violence and ways to overcome and avoid violence against women and ways to treat this problem. The paper will also discuss what people think about violence against women and whether if it is existed. In fact, many people think that violence against women is existed due to many factors.
“Gender Violence/Violence against Women” Dr. Guruprasad S Y Lecturer in English and Research Scholar Seshadripuram Degree College, Mysuru “[V]iolence against women” is understood as a violation of human rights and a form of discrimination against women and shall mean all acts of ‘gender-based violence’ that result in, or are likely to result in physical, sexual, domestic, psychological and economic harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread abuses of human rights in worldwide, affecting one third of all women in their lifetime. It is the leading cause of death and disability of women of all ages and has many other health consequences- physical and psychological. Violence against women and girls is a
Women has encountered sexism on a daily basis since history books could even record them. Countless times throughout time, women faced through struggles of unfair treatment, discrimination, and oppression due to the basis of their gender. From a piece written by Carol Tavris, it is mentioned that when men have problems of their own, society often blames it on his personality or the environment he is in. However, when women have problems, society blames it on her mental state or psyche. The explanations we make of females with men are so different because of how prominent sexism is in this society.
The basic cooking and cleaning duties, child-rearing and other domestic responsibilities. As such, it was their sex lives of women is also under a big microscope. A woman having sexual relations before marriage can lead to damage to its position in the eyes of potential suitors and hurt the prospects of significantly married in the future. But it was very difficult for a woman to maintain her chastity. The women are raped are very wide and in different ways also whatever their social status.
university, udaipur). Abstract---- In this research the researcher will highlight the various types of violence based on family violence which a woman usually under goes at the time of any kind of threat physically, emotionally, psychologically, economically,etc.Whicheffects her health due to various factors as a result the status of women is reduced giving man the sole authority over women, The chief aim for this research is to raise the status of women by making them aware of their rights and how to prevent further family violence placing them on equal level of men. Introduction and Objective of the research – The chief purpose of the research paper is to identify the health risk of family violence on women and its effects .Some of the
The Office of Violence against Women (2007) defines domestic violence as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. It can happen to anyone regardless of race, age, religion, or gender. It can also take many forms, such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, economic and psychological abuse. The UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (1993) states that violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women and that violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced into a
Gender based violence is predominantly a male-patterned violence: a prevalent violence committed most often but not always by men and it is often motivated by aggression, revenge, competition, and entitlement. Gender based violence also includes sexual and other violence against women, partners and children. The Centre for Rights Education and Awareness, (2006) viewed Gender Violence as the physical sexual and psychological violation against both men and women, which occurs within the family and the community and is condoned by the government. From the female perspective it can also be defined as violence against women based on women’s lesser status in the society. This includes any act or threat by men or male dominated institutions that is intended to cause physical, sexual or psychological harm to a woman or a girl because of their gender.
When it comes to the rights of women one faces problems when it comes to one making their own personal discussions. This just a smear of the social problems that a woman faces. For generations, women have been stigmatized though intersectionality and multiculturalism. Although this may be, women have accomplished obstacles that other humankind has not. We have changed the mindset for our daughters and the future generations to come.
With the feminist theory and women’s problems as the background, we are able to see that gender discrimination depicted in the novel is complex. There are a lot of atrocities by men on women in Afghanistan such as violence, subordination and stereotype
• Prostitution is harmful in and of itself, i.e. the constantly repeated experience of submitting to unwanted sex is very damaging to women mental health, self-esteem and sexuality. • Having to endure unwanted sex leads to the need to be set apart, often using drugs and for alcohol. • Many women involved in street prostitution do not care of their children. This has a strong impact on the woman themselves and is a common issue they need support through services.