International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering & Research

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Women’s physical and psychological vulnerability in Brazil

Publication Date : 07/08/2020

DOI : 10.23883/IJRTER.2020.6050.YRYVF

Author(s) :

Eva Cristina Curvello Borges , Alice Nascimento Rocha Moura.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 6
Issue 8
(08 - 2020)

Abstract :

Abstract— This article aims to address domestic violence against women, in its various aspects - physical and psychological and the event of Law 11.340 / 2006, Law Maria da Penha, contemplating its effectiveness and fragility, making the victim of this type of aggression vulnerable. It aims to demonstrate the fragility to which the legislation in the protection of women against domestic and family violence in Brazil is exposed. Admittedly, a social problem that needs to be removed, considering the irreparable damage that affects women, causing physical and emotional health problems, which can culminate in ending their own lives as a mechanism to eliminate suffering. First with a conceptualization of physical violence and psychology and later with the legislative evolution with a view to protecting women, their penalties and finally, the analysis of their effectiveness within the Brazilian context. Keywords—Violence; Physical violence; Psychological violence; Woman; Law Maria da Penha.

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