Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Zambia: An Examination of Risk Factors and Gender Perceptions

@inproceedings{Klomegah2008IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Zambia: An Examination of Risk Factors and Gender Perceptions},
  author={Roger W.Y. Klomegah},
  year={2008}
}
INTRODUCTIONThe abuse and violation of women has reached epidemic proportions in Africa and this behavior seems to be accepted as normal (Fourie, 2004). Unfortunately, there is little pressure and controls in place to deter men from such practice. The attitudes of men and society as a whole play an important role in violence against women on the continent. Gender discrimination occurs in the family as well as in general customs and practices. In male-dominated Africa, women are perceived as… CONTINUE READING

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