Violence Against Women

  title={Violence Against Women},
  author={A. Oweis and M. Gharaibeh and A. Al-Natour and E. Froelicher},
  journal={Journal of Transcultural Nursing},
  pages={69 - 76}
  • A. Oweis, M. Gharaibeh, +1 author E. Froelicher
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Transcultural Nursing
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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