Domestic Violence on Women in Society

1730 WordsJan 24, 20127 Pages
Domestic Violence on Women and girls in Society Tabinda Asghar Dow Institute of Nursing Abstract Violence alongside women and girls is a sign of previously uneven authority relations among men and women, which have led to command over and unfairness against women by men and to the avoidance of the full progression of women. These types of terrible actions against women and girls continues to be a global epidemic that kills, tortures, and wound- physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. Domestic Violence is the imposing of bodily injury by one family or household partner on another also a frequent or habitual pattern of aggressive behavior. Research shows that verbal abuse against women in Pakistan is 97.5% by the…show more content…
Attempt or completed sex act involving a person who is unable to understand the nature or condition of the act, unable to decline participation or unable to communicate unwillingness to engage in the sexual act because of underage, immaturity , illness disability or the influence of alcohol or other drugs or because of intimidation or pressure. Emotional abuse is called psychological abuse or mental abuse. Degradation in any form can be considered psychological abuse. Emotional abuse can include verbal abuse and is defined as any behavior that threatens, intimidates, undermines the victim’s self-worth or self-esteem or controls the victim’s freedom. Constant criticism, name-calling and making statements that damage the victim’s self esteem are also common verbal forms of emotional abuse. Women or men undergoing emotional abuse often suffer from depression, which puts them at increased risk for suicide, eating disorders and drug and alcohol abuse. Verbal abuse may include aggressive actions like name-calling, disrespect, criticism, and blaming. While oral communication is the most common form of verbal abuse it includes abusive communication in written form. Infertility and not giving birth to a son were major
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