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An Analysis of Perceptions of Domestic Violence and Efficacy of the Implementation of the PWDV Act (2005) in Bihar

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Abstract: The present study has been conducted in the rural and urban areas of 9 districts of 9 commissionaries in Bihar. A random sample of 375 families is drawn from different socio-economic backgrounds. The Executive Summary 14 survey covered 190 male, 185 Female and 386 children in the targeted panchayat. In all targeted panchayats local service providers (161) like- AWW, ASHA, schoolteachers and PRI representatives’ like- ward members, ward panch were interviewed. Concerned officials at block, district and state level were also interviewed (Block and district level stakeholders 21 and state level stakeholders 10).

Keywords: domestic violence; perceptions; analysis; efficacy; rural; urban areas; PWDV Act; health; female respondents; male; female; government; gender issues; budget (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-06
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