Search for dissertations about: "family violence against children"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words family violence against children.

  1. 1. Negotiating normality and deviation : father's violence against mother from children's perspectives

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Åsa Källström Cater; Örebro universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Social service; children; children s perspectives; family relations; violence; family violence; meaning; fatherhood; childhood; Socialt arbete; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; Social Work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to contribute to understanding of how children try to understand and interpret their own father and his (possibly) violent actions against their mother in relation to their general conceptualizations concerning fathers and violence. A general social psychological and interactionist approach is related to the children’s selves as the organizing and experiencing structures, the family as the arena for experiences and communicative interaction, and society as a structure of norms and general ideas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Causes and consequences of violence against child labour and women in developing countries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Koustuv Dalal; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Child labour; domestic violence; cost of violence; developing countries.;

    Abstract : Violence against children and women is a serious public health and human rights problem. In low income countries it is closely related to poverty and culture with major social consequences and economic burden for the families. READ MORE

  3. 3. Working children´s experiences and their right to health and well-being

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Birgitta Rubenson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Working children; childhood images; narratives; child rights; adolescent health; domestic servants; shoe shiners; sex workers; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Freedom from labour and the duty to learn for the future in a separate and protected surrounding are main features characterising the modem concept of childhood, reflected in the CRC. Schools are, however, not available or not affordable for many children in the world, especially not beyond the few years of primary education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Domestic violence during pregnancy in Uganda : The social biomedical consequenses and the relationship with induced abortion

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Dan K Kaye; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; Coping strategies; Domestic violence; Decision-making; Hospitalization; Induced abortion; Low birth weight; Obstetric complications; Pregnancy; Risk factors; Social construction; Social context; Uganda.;

    Abstract : Objectives: The specific objectives were to 1) determine the prevalence and predictors of domestic violence during pregnancy, 2) explore community perceptions of factors associated with domestic violence in Wakiso district of Uganda; 3) explore pregnant adolescents experiences and coping strategies regarding violence;4) investigate the association between domestic violence, pregnancy intention and induced abortion; and 5) investigate whether domestic violence during pregnancy is associated with obstetric complications (leading to antepartum hospitalization) or low birth weight (LBW) delivery. Methods: Paper I was a cross-sectional study among 379 women attending antenatal clinic in Mulago hospital, Kampala, Uganda, from January to May 2000, to assess risk factors, nature and severity of domestic violence during pregnancy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Intimate Partner Violence Among Women of Reproductive Age in Nigeria: Magnitude, Nature and Consequences For Reproductive Health

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Leah Okenwa; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) against women is now recognised as a problem of global magnitude, owing to its detrimental consequences on the health, social and economic welfare of women and their children. This scenario has prompted increased research to understand its risk factors and data has indicated contextual variation in this regard, warranting an assessment in each unique setting. READ MORE