Domestic violence against rural women in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh: An empirical perspective
Author(s): Anuradha Kilaru and V Venkateswarlu
Abstract: Domestic violence is a global issue reaching across national boundaries as well as socio economic, cultural, racial and class distinctions. This paper examines the types of domestic violence and forms of physical violence experienced by the respondents and it elucidates the forms of emotional and sexual violence experienced by the respondents. The paper further analyzes the reasons stated by the respondents those acts as the triggers of domestic violence and it estimates the association between the demographic factors of the respondents and the domestic violence inflicted on them. The present study adopts Descriptive Research design. Both primary and secondary data were analyzed for drawing the conclusive inferences from this study. The sampling area selected for the study is Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. The domestic violence principles were limited to three out comes namely physical, emotional and sexual violence. Simple Random sampling technique was applied to draw the sample respondents from the identified sample sources and 120 respondents were selected on random basis. Thus, the sample size of the study is 120. Interview schedule method was applied for recording the responses from the sample respondents. The statistical tools like Percentages and Chi-square test were applied for drawing the inferences from the study. The study finally concludes that there exists a significant association between the demographic factors of the respondents and the form of domestic violence inflicted on them.
Anuradha Kilaru, V Venkateswarlu. Domestic violence against rural women in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh: An empirical perspective. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2022;4(4):105-108. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2022.v4.i4b.877