增加家庭暴力流行的原因有很多。主要原因是传统家庭结构和传统角色的变化。男性犯罪者的态度也是暴力背后的一个原因。对妇女的暴力是由行凶者的态度以及受害者对暴力的反应所决定的(Flood & Pease, 2009)。还有许多其他因素可能增加暴力的风险。
Domestic violence is a major social issue that prevails in many societies. The prevalence of domestic violence is very high in Australian society as it increases physical health problems, injuries, mental disorders and low life expectancy. Domestic violence not only affects the life of the victims, but also their children and other members in the family. The essay explained that domestic violence is the act of violence, which is done by the intimate partner in the domestic setting. Domestic violence is found to be highly prevalent in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, immigrants and refugees and people living in remote and rural areas of Australia. Impact of domestic violence is very grave. It can result in homicides, physical health issues, emotional and mental problems in children and homelessness. Gender roles and cultural values are significant in stating the prevalence of domestic violence.
Domestic violence is a major social problem in some of the communities and groups living in Australia. The high prevalence of domestic violence is seen in regional and Indigenous communities. The problem of domestic violence is also noted among immigrants and refugees. According to the reports of Australian Bureau of Statistics, this states that estimation of the domestic violence is complicated. As it is defined and recorded differently in different jurisdictions, but prevalence is higher in women in comparison to men. This essay will discuss the cause underlying the problem of domestic violence and will discuss the reasons behind high incidence of violence towards women.
There are various causes that increase the prevalence of domestic violence. The major cause is the change in the traditional family structure and traditional roles. Attitude of male perpetrators is also a cause behind violence. Violence against women is shaped by the attitude of the perpetrator as well as response of the victim towards violence (Flood & Pease, 2009). There are various other factors that can increase the risk of violence.