Domestic Violence Throughout History

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Domestic Violence Throughout History


Domestic violence has been apart of society forever, and it rooted in traditional male dominance and the view of women as property. Still, domestic violence is still a problem that takes place regardless of the socio-economic status of a family.

Domestic violence is as old as recorded history. There have been reports of domestic violence since the dawn of time, in every country. Throughout history domestic violence has been legal and socially acceptable, until recently. Two major elements have sealed the status of woman for more than six thousand years. Those elements are male dominance, and the concept …show more content…

Now an important factor to the politicians was to earn the women's vote, which meant addressing the concerns that the women had.

This opened a whole new world for women. Women trapped in abusive relationships, with nowhere to go could no longer be ignored. Specific courts just for domestic related concerns were opened all over the country. Although this was a good thing, by separating it from other court matters, people considered it a domestic dispute rather than a

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