International Journal of Home Science
2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 1, PART C
Severity of different forms of physical abuses in relation to age of Women – A comparative study of Jammu and Srinagar District
Author(s): Fatima Buchh, Prof. Nilofer Khan, Prof. Naheed Vaida
Women’s age at the time of marriage is perceived to be at risk of experiencing domestic violence. Violence varies with age at marriage; women married at youngest age report most violence in past twelve months. Violence and abuse are continuous and usually intensifying. Violence may often commence with furious words, a shove or a slap. With frequent occurrence, of a paradigm of abuses established in a relationship ultimately result in permanent injury or even death. Domestic and an elder abuse have no boundaries and affect all ethnic, demographic and geographic groups. Violence that women experiences to a certain extent varies between age groups. Causatum revealed that the victim were being physically abused, slapped /pushed by their spouses all of the time and they were in the age group of 40 & above years. Whereas the victims in the age group of 21-30 years either were being slapped or pushed, so age in physical abuse has a pivotal role to play
How to cite this article:
Fatima Buchh, Prof. Nilofer Khan, Prof. Naheed Vaida. Severity of different forms of physical abuses in relation to age of Women – A comparative study of Jammu and Srinagar District. Int J Home Sci 2016;2(1):159-162.