12 November 2016
Beyond Fragility and Inequality: Women's Experiences of the Economic Dimensions of Domestic Violence in Timor-Leste
ETLJB 12 November 2016 Source: SCRIBD Beyond Fragility and Inequality: Women's Experiences of the Economic Dimensions of Domestic Violence in Timor-Leste - This report was prepared as part of a research consultancy for The Asia Foundation, Timor-Leste.
It identifies the socio-economic factors that impact upon the choices women make when determining if they should remain in an abusive relationship. The economic dimensions of domestic violence do not sit in isolation; they are in fact situated within a broader web of other societal pressures, obligations, and relationships.
Given that, this research focuses on the intersection between economy and violence, while drawing together broader factors that help us to understand women’s decision-making...