Societal Implications of Domestic Violence
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This paper examines the problem of domestic violences in Canadian and American society, discussing the history of "Delia," an abused woman. The paper details the story of Delia and her breaking point, along with her feeling of lack of control and how she regained control - although not productively - making her feel worthy again. The paper concludes that things won't change until the playing field becomes level for both men and women.
From the Paper:"What does it say about Canadian & American society that 40% of the abused women in these two countries are pregnant when the abuse begins? Canadian statistics reports that women are abused 35-40 times before any abusive incident is first reported (Family Stress, Crises, and Abuse 330). There are many theories as to why women are the abused while men are the abusers. It appears that societies that are not patriarchal report less domestic abuse of women (328). All theories have one common thread: women are raised to be passive while men are raised to be aggressive. The story of Delia is a perfect example of the unbalanced since of power ..."
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