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EEO. 2021; 20(1): 5799-5812

Determinants Of Domestic Violence Against Women In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Sameer Ul Khaliq Jan, Amreena begum, Ahmad Ali, Ayub Khan, Safia Jawad, Zonash, Muhammad Suliman.


Background: The present study “determinants of DVAW” was conducted in Dir (L) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. According to United Nations Declaration on Elimination of Violence against Women, DVAW is not limited to the physical, sexual or psychological violence only rather it includes intimate partner violence IPV, partner sexual abuse, dowry related violence, marital rape, and sexual harassment at domestic work place. Methods: The researchers used quantitative research approach/design. Data was collected through non-probability sampling with purposive sampling technique. The researchers used an interview schedule for data collection. The data was collected from 384 female respondents in the study area. The collected data was analyzed by application of descriptive and Chi-square statistical tests.Results: The findings of the study highlighted a significant (P = 000) (P

Key words: Domestic violence; women; risk factors; society; intimate partner

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