By: Camila Martinez and Laura Torres
My name is Diana i`m a Psychologist and today im going to talk about violence done of gender
What is ?
The United Nations defines against women as ¨any act of gender-based violence that results, or can to result in physical, sexual or psychological hard to women, including threats or such acts, coercion or abitrary deprivation of liberty, both if they occur in public as in private life¨.
Colombian figures !
37% of colombians believes that ¨women who dress provocatevely are exposed to it violate them¨. 19 % thinks that ¨A good wife should obey her husband thus disagrees¨, 18% said that ¨real men are able to control their women¨ and 26% of the population holds that ¨it is normal that men don´t let leave alone their partners¨.
The risk factors are presented in diferents ways, these can be
The antisocial personality disorder
The attitudes of acceptance of violence
The fact of heavy many couples or inspire suspicions of infidetily in relationships
Health consequences !
Where report ?
Police, comissioner of family and district attorney´s office
Attention to the victims: you can come to some of these institutions: EPS, IPS, ICBF, Legal medicine.
According to legal medicine, in 2008 there were 46.922 cases of mistreatment of partner in Colombia, and according to the NGO Oxfam between 2001 and 2009, 489.687 women were victims of some form of violence.