Violence Against Women

@article{Oweis2009ViolenceAW,
  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},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  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… 

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