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The Spousal Violence on Women in Cabanatuan City

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.7, No. 11)

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Page : 226-229

Keywords : Spousal violence; Implications; Safety and Security; Women Empowerment; and Human Rights.;

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One of the prominent domestic crimes committed today is spousal violence, according to National Statistics Authority based on the preliminary results from the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) one in four (26%) ever-married women aged 15 to 49 has ever experienced physical, sexual, or emotional violence by their husband or partner. Hence, this study aimed at determining the spousal violence on women in Cabanatuan City. Police Officers assigned to Women and Children Protection Desk and Social Workers from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Cabanatuan City were the respondents of the study. The study is Descriptive in nature. Registration Method was used in data gathering. For the Data treatment and analysis, frequency count, percentages and ranking were utilized. The results of the study from data gathered from both the Police officers and social workers revealed that, the spousal violence on women in Cabanatuan City is primarily economic violence and the least is sexual violence.

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