American Journal of Psychology and Cognitive Science
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American Journal of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Vol.1, No.4, Oct. 2015, Pub. Date: Dec. 6, 2015
Dowry Related Violence Against Rural Women in Bangladesh
Pages: 112-116 Views: 669 Downloads: 1363
Authors
[01] Md. Kamruzzaman, Department of Criminology and Police Science, Faculty of Life Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh.
Abstract
The study was conducted at Tangail district in Bangladesh taking 108 dowry victimized women using purposive samplingmethod. There found 9.3% respondents were attempted to suicide, 5.6% suicide and 19.4% beating fellows for dowry related violence at their families in Tangail. About 56.5% violence caused by their husbands resulting 18.5% rebuke and 5.6% defrauded from freedom on the basis of the current study. Some 80.5% women felt insecurity giving liability of their fate in order to their prevailing gender identity in the society. 56.5% respondent's husbands were PSC level education achievers while 38.9% were businessmen in occupational continuation. An all out measure is essential to curb dowry related violence affecting the family to ensue an apt society in the country.
Keywords
Dowry, Violence, Rural Women, Bangladesh
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