The Ethical Issues In Domestic Violence Against Women

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Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, bodily attack, battery, sexual attack, and/or other physical, or psychological-emotional abuse, resulting in physical or emotional trauma to the victim. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically; however, the only consistent issue of domestic violence is one partner’s consistent efforts to preserve power and manage over the opposite. Domestic violence is a deadly disease affecting individuals in every network, irrespective of age, economic reputation, sexual orientation, gender, race, faith, or nationality. Domestic violence can occur between many different kinds of couples: married or unmarried couples, couples who live in rural areas and urban areas, those that cohabitate or live separately, couples that had been formerly married or had dated, and between heterosexual or same-sex couples. Furthermore, sexual intimacy is not required to be present in a relationship in order for domestic violence to occur. Domestic violence is everyone’s…show more content…
Research on violence against women, however, raises important ethical and methodological challenges. It becomes very difficult for the victim to openly share the experience. With reference to the article on Page 3-4, women aggravate domestic violence. But is it true? Violence against women, against anyone is an unethical behavior that does not have an excuse. Victims of domestic violence do not bring violence upon themselves. One of the key issues in domestic violence is SILENCE. Silence is creating a culture of stigma around domestic violence. Silence leaves victims trapped by the shame, stigma and fear that these crimes carry. It is not only the victim that needs to speak out but also the person witnessing the violence should raise his/her voice, should break the silence and be heard. Every human has a right to live happily and speak freely and it should be utilised in extreme situations like domestic

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