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Domestic violence in Kenya: Why battered women stay

@inproceedings{Ondicho2013DomesticVI,
  title={Domestic violence in Kenya: Why battered women stay},
  author={T. G. Ondicho},
  year={2013}
}
  • T. G. Ondicho
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Domestic violence (DV) is a glaring social problem that occurs with impunity in many homes around the world. Though traditionally accepted as a normal cultural practice, today it has become less tolerable and is viewed as a crime. Despite this major change in social attitudes towards DV, the factors that hinder battered women’s flight from violent relationships are not well understood. Using data from a study of 112 battered women in Kibera slums, this paper explores the factors that trap women… CONTINUE READING
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