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Intimate Partner Violence – Shanmugam IAS Academy
intimate partner violence

WOMEN FACE MOST VIOLENCE BY PARTNER

What’s in news?

World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that about 1 in 3 (35%) women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.

Key data’s:

  • Global estimates published by the World Health Organization (WHO) India among countries where women face most violence by partner.
  • The findings suggest that it can negatively affect a woman’s physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health.
  • Worldwide as many as 38% of murders of women are committed by a male intimate partner. 
  • The intimate partner violence is the highest at 37.7% in the WHO South-East Asia region.
  • The violence ranges from 23.2% in high-income countries and 24.6% in the WHO Western Pacific region to 37% in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean region.
  • Violence against women particularly intimate partner violence and sexual violence is a major public health problem and a violation of women’s human rights.
  • WHO together with UN Women and other partners has developed a framework for prevention of violence against women called Respect which can be used by governments to counter this menace.
  • The healthcare professionals cautioned that violence can negatively affect a woman’s physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health, and may increase the risk of acquiring HIV in some settings.
  • Global Health Organisation said that men are more likely to perpetrate violence if they have low education, a history of child maltreatment, exposure to domestic violence against their mothers, harmful use of alcohol, unequal gender norms, including attitudes accepting of violence, and a sense of entitlement over women.
  • Women are more likely to experience intimate partner violence if they have low education, exposure to mothers being abused by a partner, abuse during childhood, and attitudes accepting violence, male privilege and women’s subordinate status.

Results:

Warning that intimate partner violence causes serious short-and long-term problems for women and adversely affect their children besides leading to high social and economic costs for women, their families and societies.

Important Links:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-among-countries-where-women-face-most-violence-by-partner/article27267165.ece

https://www.iasipstnpsc.in/international-day-for-the-elimination-of-violence-women/

 


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