Reflection About Domestic Violence

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VI. REFLECTION & CONCLUSION Our law is dynamic. It can be changed. It is flexible. Focusing on this study makes me wonder the imbalance of right of women and men in terms of domestic violence. Violence is our enemy, whoever the culprit is. As such, campaigning to stop violence regardless of the victim’s sexual orientation is a must, if we want to leave in a violence free Philippines. Power, control, machinismo, social acceptance are words relevant to male domestic violence. Generally, power and control are vested in man or father. They represent a strong and undefeated figure in the society. Male is presume to be dominant, at all times compared to women. As discussed above, male domestic violence exist despite of this presumption. Reluctance and shame are the reason why men who are victims of domestic violence do not report or do not seek help. An established pattern and paradigm exist that only males commit domestic violence and never called as victims. This is true in Philippines settings, and even the rest of the world. In our society, when the victims are men, it is generally less to be recognized or never been an issue because violence of women against men in relationships has been often 'trivialized ' due to the…show more content…
On a broader level, Claire Renzetti and Elizabeth Stanko, as longtime anti-violence feminist’s dispute, this does not mean sacrificing a political understanding of the incidence of male authority of women, but rather perhaps complicating it. Legislatives and other concern departments already deal with many of these dilemmas and complexities. Possibly, what we are not so recognizable with it is the thought that how we consider about violence can itself be component of the problem. Being attentive to claims about who is violent, and the rationale this, may be part of the
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