Attitudes Towards Partner Violence and Gender Roles in Uruguayan Women
Marisa Bucheli () and
Maximo Rossi ()
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Marisa Bucheli: Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República
No 1114, Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) from Department of Economics - dECON
According to World Health Organization (2013), 30% of even-partnered women have experienced either physical or/and sexual intimate partner violence (IPV) in the course of their lives. The incidence of IPV in Latin America and Caribbean region is higher relative to other high income and middle-income countries. This problem is particularly relevant in Uruguay. The empirical literature provides evidence that violence towards partners is more likely among individuals that justify, approve or favor this type of violence. This paper explores the extent to which tolerant attitudes to violence against women are correlated with tolerance to violence against men, and the relation of these attitudes with three factors: a) having experienced violence when a child, b) attitudes to motherhood roles and, c) attitudes to gender roles in society.
Keywords: Intimate partner violence; women; attitudes; intergenerational transmission of violence; motherhood roles; gender roles. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D19 J16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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