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A comparative study of Iranians and Indians about the types of domestic violence

Rahamatollah Saidi, Y S Siddegowda


The present study focuses on the different kinds of violence Iranian and Indian have observed during their life. For this purpose, four hundred Iranian and Indian women were chosen based on random sampling in Iran and India. After selecting sample, domestic violence questionnaire was given to discover the kind of violence the selected participants have experienced during the lifetime. After the data were collected, Pearson correlation coefficient was used for data analysis. Results showed that most of the violence was related to sexual violence, as well as physical abuse. Regarding the difference between Iranians and Indians physical abuse and emotional abuse were common more among Iranian victims and verbal and financial violence was reported to be more common among Indian victims.


domestic violence, Iran and India, partner violence

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