Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Woman

ABSTRACT

The Research Project Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Women. (A study of Samaru Community, Zaria) the project examines the causes, consequnceses, nature, and ways to mitigate the negative consequences of domestic violence. In the light of the above, a sample of one hundred and twenty (120) respondents was drawn and the data obtained through structured questionnaire, and a focused group discussion was analyzed using descriptive statistics, and chi-squire test was used to test hypothesis in the study. The result of the findings revealed that most of the respondent agrees that wife beating, verbal abuse, spousal rape and molestation of women at home are the commonest forms of domestic violence. The findings also revealed that illiteracy, poverty, low income etc are major causes of domestic violence. Given the negative consequences of domestic violence against women and the cumulative effect on the society. It was recommended that all measures should be taken to enlighten the public on the evil of domestic violence on women. 


TABLEOF CONTENTS

 

Titlepage      -     -     -      -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     --i

Certification    -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -      --    -    -ii

Dedication      -     -     -     -            -           -     -     -     -     -   --    -iii

Acknowledgment     -     -     -     -     -     -     -      -    -    -    -iv

Tableof contents    -     -     -     -     -     -     -    --    -    -viii

List of tables           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -ix

Abstract      -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -x

CHAPTERONE:INTRODUCTION

1.1  Introduction-     -     -     -     -      -  -    -    -          -1

1.2  StatementoftheResearchProblem --     -      -     -    -    -3

1.3  ResearchQuestions-     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -4

1.4  Objectives oftheStudy   -     -     -     -     -      -    -    -    -4

1.5  Hypotheses  -     -     -     -     -      -  -    -    -    -    -4

1.6  SignificanceoftheStudy --     -     -     -      --    -    -5

1.7  Scopeand Limitations oftheStudy --     -      -     -    -    -5

1.8  Operationalization of Key Concept        -     -     -      -    -    -    -6

CHAPTERTWO:LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1  Introduction-  -     -     -     -     -     -     -      --    -    -7

2.2  Factors Associated with violence against women   -    -    -    -7

2.3  Types ofDomestic Violence against Women-     -     -        -    -    -11

2.4  Causes of Domestic Violence-     -     -     -     -      --    -12

2.5    Consequences of Violence against Women-     -     -      -  -14

2.6   Theoretical Framework-          -     -     -     -      -     -    -16

    2.6.1   The Feminist Model-         -     -     -      -     -    -    -16

    2.6.2   Social Learning Theory --          -     -     -      -   -    -    -19

CHAPTERTHREE:RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1  Introduction    -     -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -23

3.2  ResearchDesign     -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -23

3.3  Area of Study-     -     -     -     -      --    -    -    -23

3.4  population of the Study  -     -     -      -    -    -    -    -    -25

3.5  Sample Size and Sample Technique-     -     -     -     -      -  -    -25

3.6   Method of Data Collection -     -     -     -      -    -    -    -    -26

3.7  Administration of Research Method--     -     -      --    -    -27

3.8   Method of Data Analysis-      -           -           -           -           -           -          - 28

3.9   Problems and Limitations-      -           -           -           -           -           -          - 28

CHAPTERFOUR:PRESENTATION OF DATA ANALYSIS

4.1  Introduction    -     -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -30

4.2  Socio-Demographic profile of the Respondents-     -     -      -    -30

4.3 Nature of Domestic Violence   -           -           -     -     -     -      -   -35

4.4 Factors Responsible For Domestic Violence    - -     -     -     -      -  -41

4.5 Measures for Reducing Domestic Violence  -     -     -     -       -    -46

4.6  Testing of Hypothesis -         -     -     -     -      -    -    -    -49

4.7 Discussion Findings      -           -           -           -           -           -           -           - 51

CHAPTERFIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1  Introduction    -     -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -53

5.2  Summary of Findings-     -     -     -     -     -     -      --    -53

5.3  Conclusion  -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -    -53

5.4 Recommendations        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           - 56

References      -     -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -59

Appendix A     -     -     -     -     -     -     -      -     -    -    -64

Appendix B     -     -     -     -     -     -     -         -           -           -           - 73





LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Distribution of respondents on socio-demographic profile -        -           -31

Table 2: Respondents awareness on the existence of domestic violence --35

Table 3: response on types of domestic violence which occur in Samaru Community-     -           -           -           -        -           -           -           -           -           -           -36

Table 4: Respondents view on whether domestic violence is only about physical assault-           -           -           -        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -37

Table 5: Respondents view on the prevalence rate of domestic violence in samaru community-  -           -           -        -           -           -           -           -           -38

Table 6: respondents attitude towards domestic violence -           -           -           -39

Table 7: respondents view on whether there are any implication for society -      -40

Table 8: respondents view on whether domestic violence is seen as a private issue rather than a public issue     -        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -41

Table 9: respondents on factors responsible for the problem of domestic violence42

Table 10: respondents view on whether alcohol and substance abuse among men influences domestic violence -         -           -           -           -           -           -           -43

Table 11: respondents opinion on the relationship between childhood socialization and involvement in domestic violence -    -           -           -           -           -           -44

Table 12: respondents view on whether there is a relationship between gender and domestic violence-  -           -        -           -           -           -           -           -           -45

Table 13: respondents view on whether strict punishment for perpetrators of domestic violence can help curb the problem-     -           -           -           -           -           -46

Table 14: respondents view on whether counseling and therapy should be recommended for those who carryout domestic violence-  -           -           -           -           -47

Table 15: Respondent’s opinion on which processes they think domestic violence can be reduced-        -           -        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -48

Table 16: hypothesis 1-       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -49

Table 17: hypothesis 2-       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -50



 


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Rufai, F. (2020). Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Woman. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-domestic-violence-against-woman

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Rufai, Faisal "Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Woman" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Aug. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-domestic-violence-against-woman. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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Rufai, Faisal . "Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Woman". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Aug. 2020. Web. 14 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-domestic-violence-against-woman >.

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Rufai, Faisal . "Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Woman" Afribary (2020). Accessed July 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/causes-and-consequences-of-domestic-violence-against-woman