Patriarchy In South Asian Women

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To me this poem hits home. This is very common in many South Asian communities, where women are taught to keep quiet and have no opinion. This is where my study on women gender studies emerges. Patriarchy is the common ideology binding many South Asian families (Banerjee 2000). Which also leads to women being taught to be quiet and accepting of violence that comes there way from significant others; as speaking up on intimate partner violence is considered taboo and a personal matter. This leads to long-term victimization as many women refuse to call the police and get help. In addition to this however, it is important to consider immigrant women who are more vulnerable and unable to afford to leave hostile circumstances. This is could be due
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