Physical Violence Against Women During Pregnancy

  • Salwana Shamaun Hameed Latif Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Humaira Siddique Services Hospital Lahore, Pakistan
  • Junaid Subhani Nursing College, The Superior College Lahore, Pakistan
  • Ali Waqas Nursing College, The Superior College Lahore, Pakistan
  • . Kalsoom Nursing College, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Pakistan
Keywords: Physical Violence, Pregnancy, Prevalence

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of physical violence during pregnancy and the factors associated with it. Although the whole world has recognized the violence against women is a serious risk to the health and development of the whole country. Butt still, it exists in almost all parts of the world. It is found more prevalent in developing countries as compared to the developed countries. This aspect signifies the socioeconomic aspect of the country. This study was performed by random sampling in gynae units of Jinnah hospital Lahore. Total 100 women were given the questionnaire and collected through the help of department’s personnel. The results revealed the predominance of factors that cause and aggravate the violence against women during pregnancy.

Int. J. Soc. Sc. Manage. Vol. 7, Issue-4: 218-223

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2020-10-29
How to Cite
Shamaun, S., Siddique, H., Subhani, J., Waqas, A., & Kalsoom, . (2020). Physical Violence Against Women During Pregnancy. International Journal of Social Sciences and Management, 7(4), 218-223. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijssm.v7i4.32495
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Research Articles