n Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe - Sosio-kulturele beïnvloeding ten opsigte van geweld teenoor vroue

Volume 41, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0041-4751


An analysis is done of sexism, gender role stereotyping, norms with reference to marriage and the family and the general acceptance of violence, as socio-cultural factors impacting on the manifestation and maintenance of violence against women in contexts of cohabiting and marital relationships. These socio-cultural factors manifest in social structures responsible for protection, prosecution and psycho-social service rendering and often contribute to the secondary victimisation of battered women.

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