Violence Against Women Research Paper

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CALPO, JANELLE BLANCA FRIDAY (5:00-8:00) GAOYEN, ESTHER BELLE (ABSENT) FEB.19, 2016 PAYANGDO, FE SHERRY MAE SUHAT, THERESA TAYNAN, JACQUELINE The Story Behind the Injuries Violence Against Women CHAPTER 1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Violence against women is a worldwide problem that affects women in all countries. Violence endanger women and girls physically, mentally, emotionally and economically, perpetuating and reinforcing unjustifiable inequalities in all aspects of women’s live. In addition to the damge to women, Violence against Women and their Children negatively affects families, communities, and countries. (World Health Organization’s 2005). Anti-Violation against Women and their children Act of 2004 or otherwise known as VAWC , is a law passed in the Philippines for protection of women and their children from violence.(section 2 of R.S. 9262 basically, this law was created to protect women and their children from any kind of violence; be it physically, sexual, psychological or financial/economic abuse. It is sometimes fail because of the lack of knowledge of people about this law. According to city social Welfare Officer Betty F. Fangasan…show more content…
It includes, but is not limited to: a) Rape, sexual harassment, acts of lasciviousness, treating a women or her child as a sex object, making demeaning and sexually suggestive remarks, physically attacking the sexual part of the victim’s body forcing her/him to watch obscene publication and indecent shows or forcing the women or her child to do indecent acts and/or make fills thereof, forcing the wife and mistress/lover to live in the conjugal home or sleep together in the same room with the abuser; b) Acts causing or attempting to cause the victim to engage in any sexual activity by force, threat of force, physical or other harm or threat of physical or other harm or coercion. c) Prostitutingthe women or

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