The Consequences of Violence against Women in the Family: A Qualitative Study

Razaghi, Naghmeh and Parvizy, Soroor and Ramezani, Monir and Tabatabaei Nejad, Seyed Mohamad (2013) The Consequences of Violence against Women in the Family: A Qualitative Study. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 16 (44). pp. 11-20.

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Introduction: Violence against women is a serious threat to the health and human rights and it has been identified as a public health problem regarding its main consequences through reproductive health and women's physical and mental health. The aim of this study was to examine women's experiences of violence of the impact of violence against women in family. Methods: This research was a qualitative study using content analysis approach. Data were collected by a semi-structured interview from 24 women who were the victims of violence in 2009. Objective method of sampling was initiated and continued until data saturation. Data analysis and data collection was done at the same time with qualitative content method. Results: Data analysis led to extraction of three themes that reflected the participants’ experiences of consequences of violence against women such as: reducing women's health, family disruption, and failure in role of spouse. Conclusion: Adverse effects of violence against women in the family do not only harm women, but can affect serious damage on family system and social structure.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 18:22
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 18:22

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