Violence Against Women Essay

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    Introduction “Domestic violence is a type of abuse by one or both partners in marriage, friends, family, dating or cohabitation” (Aziz & Mahmoud, 2010). There are many forms of abuse from verbal and emotional to physical that often escalates over time in intensity for the victim. Data from the criminal justice system, hospital patient medical records and mental health records, police reports, surveys and social services reports of thousands of women revealed that many are injured and killed as a

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    definition of domestic violence is, “Violent confrontation between family or household members involving physical harm, sexual assault, or fear of physical harm”. Domestic violence takes place in many forms, including physical assault, threats, sexual abuse, intimidation, etc. Domestic violence destroys the meaning behind a home and the feeling of a safe environment. No one man, woman, or child deserves to be abused. The abuser is the one who should take responsibility of the violence occurring, not the

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    Violence Against Women Women have always been thought of as the weaker sex. Women have been through a lot through the ages and we have come a long way. From just being seen as someone to cook and clean and look after the children, women are now running billion dollar companies, and running for president. However, violence towards women is still a worldwide problem. While not all violence is directed at women, they share the brunt of violence through physical, emotional and even financial means.

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    for Disease and Prevention, violence is a public health problem in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2010). Violence affects people of all ages ranging from infants, children, elderly to the disabled. For my health promotion activity, I choose Gender- based violence which is any act of violence against women and girls. Violence against women and girls has been a global issue that needs to be addressed. The issue of gender based violence is not only a public health

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    Violence against women includes many kinds of harmful physical, emotional, and sexual behaviors against women and girls that are most often displayed by a family member, or at times by strangers. Violence against women is a growing worldwide issue yet it’s still a hidden problem. Most of us have a hard time imagining the concept of violence against women. The freedom from threat of harassment, battering, and sexual assault is hard to grips. Violence is a deep part of our culture and our everyday

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    Louisa Lawson speaking out about the criminal abuse inflicted onto women within their own homes. Sadly, over one hundred years on, violence perpetuated onto women unfortunately continues to exist; causing for women and children in our advanced society to continue living in fear within their own homes. For some, this violence may ultimately lead to their death. There are numerous factors and reasons as to why violence against women is still an issue in modern society; more specifically, within Australia

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    Violence Against Women In India

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    Violence against women is not a problem of today; it is rooted decades before. It is present all over the world .The condition is getting worse day by day. It is crossing all the borders and races. Violence against women is a very serious and sensitive issue as it is one of the most pervasive of human rights violation denying fundamental rights to almost half of population (females and girls).Domestic violence is much more drastic than violence outside because home is a place where individual seeks

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    come together to end the interpersonal violence against women not just at home but in the world. Waiting to patch up the problem after the abuse happens is not how we will stop the violence to begin with you have to start at the source of the problem to fix it. In a world dominated by patriarchy it is seen as weak to speak out against the violence of women if you are a male. Even in Hollywood, we see so many images of rape, abuse, and violence against women as completely normal but when the abuse

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    Elimination of Violence Against Women which called religious and cultural customs an excuse for gender-based violence (Goldscheid, 2008). In the early ‘90s, the Surgeon General referred to domestic violence as a threat to the health of Americans and in a similar move, the American Medical Association created a campaign targeted at ending domestic violence (Eisler, 1992). Taking its first formal stance on the issue, the outcry of the people lead the United States to pass the Violence Against Women Act in

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    Violence against women is common across culture, religion, class and ethnicity. Ironically, the most prevalent form of violence against women worldwide is intimate partner violence or violence caused by a person the woman has known her intimate relationship (Sarkar, 2010). It’s also striking to acknowledge that as many as 38% of murders of women (femicide) are caused by the women’s intimate partner in any corner of the world (Scharff Peterson & Schroeder, 2017). In the world, there are international

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