A social work study on violence against women

Mohammad Reza Iravani, Najmeh Sedrpoushan, Imaneh Afghami Ardakani
2012 Management Science Letters  
Violence against women has been one of the most controversial issues in modern societies. During the past few decades, there have been tremendous efforts on providing supports for women against any kind of family violence and dispute. The proposed study of this paper attempts to investigate women's position on domestic violence. We design a questionnaire and distribute among 880 people who are randomly chosen from a population of 441782 residences who live in city of Esfahan, Iran. The result
more » ... Iran. The result of our survey confirms that Iranian women experienced different types of violence in their lives. The study also suggests some guidelines based on an adaptation of advices in other countries in an attempt to reduce the rates of crime, significantly.
doi:10.5267/j.msl.2012.01.014 fatcat:mcr4qopshjaptkf4iqcn4xjhiq