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Title: The effects of domestic violence to the status of women in kisenyi ii parish - Kampala, central division.
Authors: Zainab, Dauda
Keywords: domestic violence
kisenyi ii parish
Issue Date: Dec-2003
Publisher: Kampala International University,College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: Women and children make up the prime target of domestic violence. This study describes the effect of domestic violence on the status of women in Kisenyi 11 parish-Kampala Central Division. This dissertation is presented into two parts; first a quantitative of part of the questionnaire on the distribution of zoned responses, age and said effects ranking as felt by the women. Secondly, a qualitative analysis of the underlying needs from effects of domestic violence on the women investigated by questionnaire and interview. We found most of the women aged between 20-40 years most of them had partners with children. The most common effect of domestic violence physical injuries and maims 58. 7%, while death from such injuries was alarmingly 48% this was followed by divorce and diseases both at 41 % and resultant stress disorders was significant at 28%. Women confessed getting beset by frustrations 25%. While 21 % had suffered from STDs resulting from adultery, 20% were under psychological torture and quite a relative number 16% coil in shame and loss of respect from men's demeaning acts. Some women 13.3% recounted living under permanent fear, while 8% dreaded the loss of property due from domestic violence. Miscarriages accounted for 7% much as those resorting to drugs and those who lose their children to the streets no longer able to find any solace from the embattled homes. About 4% underwent abortion and a similar percentage was pushed to "Bobbitt' (cut the genitals of their errant partners) and others were constantly reprimanded. In severe cases women registered infertility 2. 7%.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirement for award of the B.A.SS: Gender Studies Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences

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