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Jafari Z, Parvin F. AN OVERVIEW OF TYPES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN IRAN BETWEEN 2010 AND 2021. Nursing and Midwifery Journal 2022; 20 (4) :269-279
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1- Master's student in midwifery, education orientation, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (Corresponding Author) , bahareh.jfr75sun@gmail.com
2- Master's student in midwifery, reproductive health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
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Background & Aims: Violence against women is a substance that affects the health of women and society. Although there are laws in most countries to prohibit violence against women, but there is still significant statistics of this social problem. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and causes of various types of violence against women in Iran in 11 years from 2010 to 2021. Materials & Methods: This study is a review which conducted by reviewing articles from google scholar, Springer, Pubmed, and Proquest databases for English sources and Magiran, Iranmedex, and academic Jihad databases for Persian sources, along with library studies. The search keywords were: violence against women, domestic violence, cyber violence, Iranian women, violence against married women in English sources and their equivalent terms in Persian. Initially 18551 articles were extracted that by studying their abstracts and titles and considering the entry and exit criteria, 45 articles were included in the study. The selection criteria of the articles was authentic articles published from 2010 to 2021 in the field of violence against women in Iran. Results: The results of the study showed that the most common type of violence against women in Iran is mental violence, followed by physical violence, and the sexual violence which was the least. Factors such as socio-economic problems, spouse's addiction, age, education level, number of children, cyberspace, Corona crisis, etc. were the underlying factors of violence against women. Conclusion: Psychological violence is the most common type of violence against women in Iran. One of the ways to reduce the crisis of violence against women is to inform them about their rights. Judicial, educational, and medical-health interventions should also be considered.
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