Human Rights Violation In Kenya: An Analysis Of Domestic Violence In Kilifi District

SUSAN LEWA 84 PAGES (18118 WORDS) Law Thesis
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ............................................................................ v

APPROVAL. ................................................................................ vi

DEDICATION .............................................................................. vii

ACKNOWLEGEMENT ..............•......................................•.......•.... viii

CHAPTER ONE: BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY ............................. ]

I. I Introduction .............................................................................. I

1.2 Background of the Study ............................................................... 2

1.3 Statement of the Problem .............................................................. .4

1.4 Objective of the Study .................................................................. 5

I .5 Scope of the Study ..................................................................... 6

1.6 Hypothesis ................................................................................ 6

1.7 Significance of the Study ............................................................... 7

l .8 Literature Review ....................................................................... 7

I .9 Methodology ............................................................................ 12

I.IO Limitation of the study ............................................................... 16

CHAPTER TWO: CAUSES, EFFECTS AND SOCIAL-LEGAL

RESPONCES TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ....................................... 20

2. I Introduction .............................................................................. 20

2.2 Root causes of domestic violence ...................................................... 2 I

2.3 Other Causes of domestic violence ................................................. 23

2.3.1 Control of house hold income .................................................... 24

2.3.2 Snspicion, accusation & counter accusation ofinfidelity ..................... 25

2.3.3 Alcoholism ........................................................................... 25

2.3.4 Disagreements resulting from polygamy &large families ..................... 26

2.3.5 Sex ..................................................................................... 27

2.3.6 Dynamics ofpower. ................................................................. 27

2.3.7 Culture and traditions ............................................................... 28

2.4 effects/ consequences of domestic violence ....................................... 28

2.4.1 Repeated exposure to abuse destroys self worth ................................ 29

2.4.2 Children's reaction to domestic violence as an effect.. ........................ 29

2.4.3 Effects on abused women .......................................................... 30

2.4.4 Separation/ divorce .................................................................. 30

2.4.5 Further effects ........................................................................ 31

2.5 How domestic violence is addressed and who are the major perpetrators ofit

............................................................................................... 31

2.5.1 The perpetrators of domestic violence ........................................... 32

2.6 What are the hindrances in addressing domestic violence? ............................ 33

2.6.1 Responding to challenges .......................................................... 34

2.7 Social-legal response to domestic violence ........................................ 34

2.7.1 Role ofNGOs ....................................................................... 35

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APA

LEWA, S (2021). Human Rights Violation In Kenya: An Analysis Of Domestic Violence In Kilifi District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/human-rights-violation-in-kenya-an-analysis-of-domestic-violence-in-kilifi-district

MLA 8th

LEWA, SUSAN "Human Rights Violation In Kenya: An Analysis Of Domestic Violence In Kilifi District" Afribary. Afribary, 09 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/human-rights-violation-in-kenya-an-analysis-of-domestic-violence-in-kilifi-district. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

MLA7

LEWA, SUSAN . "Human Rights Violation In Kenya: An Analysis Of Domestic Violence In Kilifi District". Afribary, Afribary, 09 Jun. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/human-rights-violation-in-kenya-an-analysis-of-domestic-violence-in-kilifi-district >.

Chicago

LEWA, SUSAN . "Human Rights Violation In Kenya: An Analysis Of Domestic Violence In Kilifi District" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/human-rights-violation-in-kenya-an-analysis-of-domestic-violence-in-kilifi-district