Association of various reproductive rights, domestic violence and marital rape with depression among Pakistani women

January 2009
BMC Psychiatry;2009, Vol. 9, p77
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Domestic Violence Against Rural Women in Pakistan: An Issue of Health and Human Rights. Zakar, Rubeena; Zakar, Muhammad; Abbas, Safdar // Journal of Family Violence;Jan2016, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p15 

    Pakistani women living in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to violence because of their relatively weaker social position and lack of awareness about their legal rights. We investigated domestic violence against rural women and its association with women's health. A cross-sectional survey...

  • Women: Where every day is a battle.  // India Today;8/20/2012, p48 

    The author shares her views on the efforts to improve the freedom of Pakistani women. According to the author, freedom of Pakistani women has been curtailed by religious extremism. Many Pakistani women were victims of crimes such as honor killings, domestic violence, rape and bride burning. The...

  • FETAL HOMICIDE LAWS: THE UTMOST PROTECTION OF REPRODUCTIVE AUTONOMY. Correa, Eryn // University of Pittsburgh Law Review;Spring2013, Vol. 74, p573 

    The article discuses various fetal homicide (feticide) laws and the efforts to protect reproductive autonomy in America as of March 2013, focusing on abortion rights in the U.S., the nation's pro-choice movement, and the legal rights of pregnant women. The legal aspects of consensual abortion...

  • Section 498A, Marital Rape and Adverse Propaganda. AGNES, FLAVIA // Economic & Political Weekly;6/6/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 23, p12 

    The author reflects on the issue of marital rape in India and the need to revisit Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code which considers cruelty to wives as a criminal offence. She criticizes the statement of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Chaudhary who believes that marital...

  • THE DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF SEXUAL-RELATED OFFENCES: STATUTORY RAPE v. MARITAL RAPE. Jabrayilova, Sevinj // Ankara Law Review;Summer2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p81 

    Rape is also a type of violence on the basis of sex, against women in general. According to the UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, domestic violence is physical, sexual, and psychological violence in the family (i.e., domestic violence, marital rape, forced to begging...

  • Issues on Explaining Legal Recognition of Marital Rape in Islam in Pakistan. Zulfiqar, Fahd // International Journal of Interdisciplinary Civic & Political Stu;Mar2017, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1 

    In many conservative societies, marital rape is not recognised as a criminal sexual offence despite the fact that domestic sexual violence is recognised as one of the forms of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Domestic sexual violence can cause serious health repercussions including, though not...

  • Domestic Violence Against Married Women in Cambodia. Yount, Kathryn M.; Carrera, Jennifer S. // Social Forces;Sep2006, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p355 

    We evaluate the effects of marital resources and early-life experiences on recent domestic violence and attitudes about wife abuse among 2,074 married Cambodian women. Household standard of living was negatively associated with physical domestic violence. Women with 8-13 fewer years of schooling...

  • A Study Of Domestic Violence Among Married Women Reference To North Nazimabad (Arafat Town). Sultan, Rana Saba; Rehman, Sana; Fazal, Ambreen // Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies;Dec2012, Vol. 6, p127 

    This study is an exploratory research. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of domestic violence on married women in our society. Domestic violence is increasing day by day in Pakistani society. No day passes without the mass media reporting...

  • The association of marital relationship and perceived social support with mental health of women in Pakistan. Qadir, Farah; Khalid, Amna; Haqqani, Sabahat; Zill-e-Huma; Medhin, Girmay // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background Marital circumstances have been indicated to be a salient risk factor for disproportionately high prevalence of depression and anxiety among Pakistani women. Although social support is a known buffer of psychological distress, there is no clear evidence as to how different aspects of...

  • Cuba.  // Women's International Network News;Spring96, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p13 

    Discusses the human rights practices concerning women in Cuba for 1995. Domestic violence against women in the country; Government policies for rape; Family laws in Cuba.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics