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dc.contributor.author Mookodi, G.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-17T13:50:26Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-17T13:50:26Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Mookodi, G. (2004) The dynamics of domestic violence against women in Botswana, Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, Vol. 18, No.1, pp. 55-64 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/904
dc.description.abstract Gender inequality is characterised by unequal power relations between women and men. One of the key manifestations of these unequal power relations is violence. Studies conducted in Botswana indicate that actual violence and threats of violence against women severely hamper the achievement of gender equality. This paper presents the results of national studies on the extent and nature of violence against women. The studies reveal that most cases of violence are domestic - committed by men against their wives or cohabiting parmers. The paper examines the dynamics of domestic violence. the factors that perpetuate it and the difficulties of stopping it. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies en_US
dc.subject Domestic violence Botswana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Women--abuse of--Botswana en_US
dc.title The dynamics of domestic violence against women in Botswana en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US
dc.link http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/African%20Journals/pdfs/PULA/pula018001/pula018001007.pdf en_US


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