Criminological Study of Domestic Violence in Iran

Rashin Ziya, Ahmad Ahmadi
2020 Jurnal Cita Hukum  
Violence against women is a common and unfortunate phenomenon whose widespread dimensions cause a lot of personal and social harm to them, family and society. This study was conducted by library method. The study was performed aimed at investigating the violence against women in Iranian society with a criminological approach. Many women have traditionally accepted some violence or are unaware that it is violent because the law does not criminalize it and has the support of custom and religion
more » ... legitimize it. In this study, the types of domestic violence and its examples that occur against women and most of them may not even be considered violent were first mentioned. Moreover, legal and criminal laws effective in creating or exacerbating violence against women and the role of common traditions in Iranian culture as well as harmful customs and habits were examined. Women's rights organizations argue that legal weaknesses need to be addressed and eliminated, and that governments should to be encouraged to comply with the law and change inappropriate laws. At lower levels, violence against women must be curbed socially by helping to grow women's NGOs, and thus raising women's awareness of their rights to violence. However, the presence and role of men in eliminating violence against women is essential, and violence cannot be eradicated without the cooperation of men. Men must also be forced to break their silence and enter this arena.Keywords: domestic violence, criminology, domestic violence.
doi:10.15408/jch.v8i3.18420 fatcat:fqmef7coi5de3bb72fwo4wvfai