Manju Mahananda, Anshu
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Mrs Manju Mahananda1 and Dr. Anshu2
1Assistant Professor (Sr. Scale), Human Development and Family Studies, Department of Home Science, Ethelind School of Home Science, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad -211007
2Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Department of Home Science, Ethelind School of Home Science, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad -211007
Volume - 5,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2014
Violence against women takes a dismaying variety of forms, from domestic abuse and rape to child marriages and female circumcision. All are the violations of the most fundamental human rights. The objectives of the study were to assess the type and nature of violence faced by the women in the Bargarh District of Orissa. The total sample size was 150 women respondents subjected to certain degree of violence. Bargarh District of Orissa has been selected purposively for the study. The data was collected by using purposive sampling method. A self constructed interview schedule was prepared to collect the desired information with the help of experts from respective fields. Data was analyzed by frequencies and percentages. The results revealed that majority of the respondents were facing domestic violence followed by Sex discrimination and Dowry .A reasonable high percentage of respondents faced emotional nature of violence. Majority of respondents were facing physical and economical nature of violence.
Cite this article:
Manju Mahananda, Anshu. Nature and type of violence faced by women in Bargarh District of Orissa. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 5(2): April-June, 2014, 221-224.