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Unformatted text preview: acquaintance rape, but even with battery, it is rarely a complete stranger. s Depending upon source, generally assumed that anywhere from 1/10 to 1/4 of women will be raped during their lifetimes - the margin is typically so large because it is such an underreported crime As many as 1/4 of all married couples experience one or more incidents of domestic violence Around 100 million women worldwide have endure FGM, and millions more do so each year A Chinese study in 1999 showed 111 men born per 100 females - a statistical impossibility - female babies are undoubtedly being killed Pervasiveness Historical power imbalances Cultural ideas of "Womanhood" Causes Violence Against Women Wednesday, February 06, 2008 2:34 PM Class Notes Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course IDIS 280 taught by Professor Craigstalbaum during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08