Essays about: "Intimate partner violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words Intimate partner violence.

  1. 1. The Two-Year Trap

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Regina Mattsson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : marriage migration; gendered citizenship; intimate partner violence; structural violence;

    Abstract : Marriage migration contests the normative boundaries of marriage and is therefore becoming object to vast regulations. The Swedish Alien Act’s two-year rule is one such regulation, that is implemented to weed out “fraudulent marriages” among marriage migrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Motiverande samtal i interventioner med manliga förövare av våld i nära relationer  Motivational interviews in interventions with male offenders of intimate partner violence

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Wetterqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Motivational interviews; male offenders of intimate partner violence;

    Abstract : Seven professionals who worked with men sentenced for intimate partner violence in a psychosocial intervention project in Valencia were interviewed about motivational interviews. Motivational interviews can increase these clients' assumption of responsibility and motivation. READ MORE

  3. 3. "I feel that I have no one to help me" : Women’s perceptions of causes of alcohol-related violence and what coping strategies these women use in the context of Livingstone, Zambia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Evelina Flodkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender-based violence; Intimate partner violence; Alcohol abuse; Coping strategies; Zambia;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate partner violence is a major human rights problem, that affects all sexes of all ages in all societies. Men are the primary perpetrators, and women are more likely to get injured since the violence against women also tends to be more severe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behind Closed Doors. A Study on Swedish Authorities' Perceptions on Gender of Offenders and Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Maria Puur; [2019]
    Keywords : Perceptions; IPV; Gender; Police; Social Services;

    Abstract : Intimate partner violence is a global issue that occur in both opposite and same-sex relationships, with both male and female offenders, but also with male and female victims. The police and social services are the two main authorities in Sweden to evaluate the situation of intimate partner violence, identify the offender, examine the probability of future violence, and to provide victim support. READ MORE

  5. 5. Public Childcare and Female Empowerment: Evidence from Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mia Hoffmann; [2019]
    Keywords : Female empowerment; Intimate partner violence; Household bargaining; Public childcare; Transition economies; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Despite ample evidence on the importance of labor market opportunities for women’s bargaining power, the link between public childcare availability and female empowerment has so far been widely overlooked. Using detailed survey data on household dynamics, this paper investigates the impact of the Mexican childcare program Estancias Infantiles para Apoyar a Madres Trabajadoras on women’s decision-making power and the prevalence of intimate partner violence. READ MORE