Domestic Violence on Women in Society
Topics: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse / Pages: 7 (1717 words) / Published: Jan 11th, 2012

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 husband and 90.0% by their in laws. Prevalence of physical abuse is 80.0% and 57.5% by in laws. Financial issues are most common reason of violence followed by infertility and not having a son. Another cause is joint family system. The global dimensions of this violence are alarming, as highlighted by studies on its incidence and prevalence. The government is a crucial factor which can reduce these types of crimes by husbands to their wives. Attentiveness, perception and documentation of domestic violence differ widely from country to country, and from era to era.

Domestic violence on women and girls in society
Domestic violence is a type of mistreatment. It involves injuring somebody, more often than not a spouse or partner; Domestic violence is a critical dilemma. It is a frequent cause of injury. Wounded may bear physical injuries such as bruises or broken bones. They may suffer psychologically from depression, anxiety or social isolation. It is hard to be acquainted with exactly how common domestic violence is, because people often don 't report it. There is no typical fatality. It happens between people of all ages. It affects those of all levels of income and education. Violence has the consequence on the life of millions of



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