Community Attitudes Towards Domestic Violence Against Women

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Introduction
This study is to focus on the attitudes of the community towards violence against women, this study introduce: * the origin of domestic violence, * the definition of domestic violence against women, * how it affects the society, * forms of domestic violence , * the cause of domestic violence *
A Review of Literature is to emphasize on the importance of the attitudes of the community towards the topic, the determinant, the suggested improvements and the limitations. This study will also conclude what is to be done to improve the attitudes of the community.

Personal experiences and perspective
The concern of this topic has sparked my interests as a Marketing student due to the recent reports of inhuman violent acts against women in India that has raised commotion all over the country, however this report is not pin-pointing at any countries, but as a general subject.

You need also to link your topic and your personal experience to the theoretical perspectives (epistemologies and paradigms) that were discussed in class.

Domestic Violence against Women
The status of women has been seen as unequal to the status of men in terms of authority, opportunity as well as independence. Although the society has reached a tremendous change from degradation (1990s) to a position of equality (2000s), Violence against women which is defined as “an act of gender-based violence that results in, physical, sexual or psychological harm, or suffering to women including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty; whether occurring in public or private life” by The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (UN General Assembly 1993) is still seen as a common public problem across the globe.

(Michael A. Koenig, Rob Stephenson, Saifuddin Ahmed, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, Jacquelyn Campbell Am J Public…...

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