Women as Victims

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  • 25% of severe violence takes within the home.
  • 1 in 4 women are victims of domestic violence in their lifetime.
  • 1 in 10 women are victims of domestic violence each year.
  • Rape:
  • Home office reported: 
  • 2001: 1 in 20 women aged 16-60 had been *****.
  • 45% by their current partners.
  • Rape is associated with masculinity and power, not sexual desire.
  • Brownmiller (1975):
  • Argues that **** is part of a system of intimidation keeping women in fear.
  • Domestic Violence:
  • Stanko

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