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Domestic Violence Against Women

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Swetha Naik

on 4 November 2015

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Transcript of Domestic Violence Against Women

Top Countries for domestic violence
Domercratic Republic of Congo
Overall, one-third of women age 15-49 have experienced physical violence and about 1 in 10 has experienced sexual violence.
Married women are more likely to experience physical or sexual violence by husbands than by anyone else.
Violence against women is a serious problem in India.
Forms of Spousal Violence
Spousal Violence by state
• Spousal violence varies greatly by state. The prevalence of physical or sexual violence ranges from 6 percent in Himachal Pradesh and 13 percent in Jammu and Kashmir and Meghalaya to 46 percent in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and 59 percent in Bihar. Other states with 40 percent or higher prevalence of spousal physical or sexual violence include Tripura, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and Assam (see figure)
Domestic violence is currently a global issue in both developing and developed countries According to a 2013 global review of available data, 35 per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence. This rate has increased, with growing evidence of the problem. There are around 3.3 billion women and girls worldwide, many of whom experience domestic and sexual violence, political and social oppression and discrimination.

Domestic Violence Against women
By Swetha Naik And Sasha Long

The Protection of Women against Domestic Violence Act







Domestic violence also known as intimate partner violence, is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or abuse in a domestic context against another, which can occur within any relationship. Types of domestic violence may include Physical, emotional, economic, social, verbal, emotional, sexual and spiritual. Domestic abuse often occurs as the abuser may believe that abuse is justified and acceptable, resulting with power and control over others.
One-third of women worldwide victims of domestic violence. Domestic violence is slowly decreasing but not enough. We hope for the future that domestic violence will haven worldwide, this is possible by

- Creating prevention programs

- Make penalties for domestic violence consistent and firm

- Increase funding for support services

- Change the way family courts handle cases involving domestic violence

- Increase education programs

- Keep the community aware by creating advertisements
The protection of women against domestic violence was created to help protect women from domestic violence caused by men
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