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Women’s empowerment as a protective factor against intimate partner violence in Bangladesh: a qualitative exploration of the process and limitations of its influence
(© 2016 SAGE Publications Inc., 2017-08)
Literature on the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and women’s empowerment is contradictory. Findings from a recent survey in rural Bangladesh suggest that empowerment is becoming protective ...
Men’s perspectives on women’s empowerment and intimate partner violence in rural Bangladesh
(© 2017 Routledge, 2017-06-09)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) may increase as women in patriarchal societies become empowered, implicitly or explicitly challenging prevailing gender norms. Prior evidence suggests an inverse U-shaped relationship between ...