Women of color felt that they had responsibility to keep family completely (Lacey, Saunders & Zhang 2011). In Western and other cultures, the perception of the legitimacy of men’s violence is built up from beliefs with a long history (Stration 2002). Men should be the dominant in both household and intimate relationship and have the right to execute their power by physical punishment. Also, men have uncontrollable sexual impulse while women are malicious and deceptive, and the marriage is the guarantee of sexual consent (Flood & Pease 2009). Western culture of men’s violence is similar to Chinese culture.
In earlier times, violence against women was a result of the prevalent atmosphere of ignorance and feudalism. Today violence against women is an uncontrollable phenomenon, which is a direct result of the rapid urbanization, industrialization and structural adjustment programs which are changing the socio-economic scenario of our country. "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" (United Nations Declaration1993) Domestic violence has attracted much attention of the sociologists in India since the decades of 1980s. Violence affects the lives of millions of women, worldwide, in all socio- economic and educational classes. It cuts across cultural and religious barriers, threatening the right of women to participate fully in society.
can be viewed as causal agents of widespread violence against women, it is ‘patriarchy’, the system of male domination, which explains the widespread nature of violence to a greater extent. Regarding the fact that violence against women affects society as a whole. There is NO justification whatsoever for violence against women. The advancement of an integrated response to violence against women should be seen as a precedent. Awareness amongst men of the power of this issue is critical.
Emancipation does not decrease but increases violence against women, because men react with violence to challenges of their authority by female claims for autonomy. Violence against women is institutionalized through family structures, social and economic arrangements and traditions so that in many cases not even women see violence against women as wrong which in term leads to impunity. A widespread form of violence against women is domestic violence: Social, cultural and economic power differences, as well as differences in physical strength, put women at risk. Historically, religion and juridical systems contributed to domestic violence: For centuries, Catholic scholars demanded female subordination and provided theological legitimization for male violence and domination while laws throughout Europe approved of domestic violence against women. While women are more frequently victims of severe physical violence, men get victimized in romantic relationships, too.
“In the 21st century within households two pay-checks have become essential for most families to maintain even a modest standard of living in order to provide” (Walsh, 2012:11). Gender roles in the past decades When watching The Simpsons family interact, their family depict what a ‘nuclear family’ look like with the father being the breadwinner and the mother staying at home doing the cooking and looking after the kids. It sends a message of what a ‘traditional’ family look/ed like in the past. “Gender roles are the product of the interactions between individuals and their environments, and they give individuals cues about what sort of behaviour is believed to be appropriate
Their health system train their practitioners to be on the look out for these disorders that have an impact on domestic violence victims in order to give them the help they need, as well refer them to specialized services to address safety concerns (aihw,2018). Domestic Violence in the UK, will affect 1 in 4 women, it leads to an average of two women being murdered each week per year. It accounts for 16% of all violent crime, however like the countries I have research it is still the least likely violent crime to be report to police. It has more repeated victims, on average there will have been 35 assaults before the victim calls the police. It is the number one reason for becoming homeless
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.
Title: Injury in the dark: Curbing domestic violence against women in rural china I. Introduction Background Information (General statement of the problem): Domestic violence against women, which is “the most common type of violence against women worldwide”, refers to “the physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse of women by their intimate partners or ex-partners”(D.V.A.,2001). Thesis Statement: As domestic violence appears particularly prominent in rural china (Guo et al., 2003) , this article explores primary causes and feasible solutions of this phenomenon. Main Ideas by Section/Key Paragraphs Problem (1) Seriousness of the problem Topic Sentence (define the problem clearly) Domestic violence, which gains growing attention in both
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.