Volume : IV, Issue : II, February - 2015

Tribal women as the victims of the interrelation between the empowerment and domestic violence in Kerala

Dr. Haseena V. A

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Domestic violence is one of the crimes against women which are linked to their disadvantageous position in the society. Domestic violence refers to violence against women especially in matrimonial homes. Therefore domestic violence is recognized as the significant barriers of the empowerment of women, with consequences of women’s health, their health seeking behaviour and their adoption of small family norm. However an attempt has been made to study whether ever married women of reproductive age group in India view wife–beating as justified. Background characteristics such as education, age, marital duration, place of residence, caste, religion, sex of the head of the household, standard of living, work status of women, exposure to mass media and the autonomy of women with respect to .The analysis shows that the women belonging to low socio–economic status are more likely to agree with each of the different reasons justifying wifebeating. Again domestic violence is more among lower autonomy and women belonging to low socio–economic status

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Dr.Haseena V.A Tribal women as the victims of the interrelation between the empowerment and domestic violence in Kerala Paripex - Indian Journal Of Research, Vol: 4, Issue : 2 February 2015


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