Violence Against Women

  title={Violence Against Women},
  author={Arwa I Oweis and Muntaha K. Gharaibeh and Ahlam Al-Natour and Erika Sivarajan Froelicher},
  journal={Journal of Transcultural Nursing},
  pages={69 - 76}
The descriptive qualitative study documents experiences of Jordanian women abused by their husbands. Thirteen married women living with an abusive husband were recruited from a major primary healthcare center. The women described forms, intensity, and consequences of their husband's acts. Despite their anguish, women justified, normalized, and tolerated abuse; this acceptance reflected their cultural values and norms. Implications for nursing practice include (a) identifying abused women, (b… 

Why do Jordanian women stay in an abusive relationship: implications for health and social well-being.

  • M. GharaibehArwa I Oweis
  • Political Science
    Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • 2009
The results indicate that Jordanian women are strongly bound by traditions and cultural rules and lack all means of empowerment, and healthcare professionals worldwide need to play an instrumental role in providing culture-specific and evidence-based care to empower women staying in abusive relationships.

Gynecologic Care: A Cultural Perspective Intimate Partner Violence in a Lebanese Population Attending

The aim of this cross-sectional study is to estimate the prevalence of IPV among married Lebanese women, and investigate perception of abuse, referral patterns, and measures taken to deal with abusive situations.

Attitudes of Jordanian Youth towards Violence against Women

This study aimed to examine the attitudes of Jordanian youth towards violence against women. A sample of 2216 youth was randomly selected from all the twelve Governorates in Jordan. A questionnaire

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Nurses' roles in screening for intimate partner violence: a phenomenological study.

Increasing Jordanian nurses' awareness of the need for intimate partner violence screening in this sample was needed and an emphasis on modelling culturally congruent approaches to develop the trusting nurse-patient relationships and process for screening patients for intimate Partner violence was placed.

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Magnitude and factors associated with intimate partner violence against pregnant women in Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis of 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey

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Wife abuse and battering in the sociocultural context of Arab society.

Central family values in that society are described and their relevance to wife abuse and battering is discussed and recommendations for socioculturally sensitive intervention with battered women in this society are recommended.

Women dwelling with violence.

The Heideggerian concept of dwelling as revealed in the lives of women who have experienced sexual violence is explored, showing women's narratives indicate complex and creative response to living in a violent environment.

Psychological and physical distress of sheltered battered women.

The need to enhance the resources of battered women, to help them identify existing opportunities, and to fortify self-caring strategies that give them strength is reinforced.

Domestic violence and the nursing curriculum: tuning in and tuning up.

  • M. Woodtli
  • Medicine
    The Journal of nursing education
  • 2000
The essential knowledge and skills needed by nurses to provide competent, sensitive care to those who have survived domestic violence are described to form the empirical bases for review of current curriculum content and strategies, indicate needed revisions, and serve as a framework for future curriculum development.

Beliefs of Jordanian Women About Wife-Beating

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Qualitative Research in Nursing: Advancing the Humanistic Imperative

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A global overview of gender-based violence.

  • L. HeiseM. EllsbergM. Gottmoeller
  • Sociology
    International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • 2002