Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Analysis of the Violence in the Relationships of Couples in Women between 25 and 45 Years Old in Highly Marginated Community of Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Josefina Guzmán Acuña, Teresa Guzmán Acuña

This paper is the result of research conducted with women 25-45 years old engagement who live in a highly marginal neighborhood in Cd. Victoria Tamaulipas according to the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy Mexico (CONAPO). A quantitative descriptive study was made with a questionnaire applied to women from that age. The 44 items questionnaire indicated different types of violence: economic, sexual, physical, and psychological. The results showed significant levels in all types of violence. Among the most significant data, 52% of the women reported that after an intense argument in which humiliates and even hits, her couple was loving and caring with promises of change. It is necessary to implement mechanisms to protect and ensure life free of violence as founding national and state legislation.

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