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Impact of dv on children

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Impact of dv on children

  1. 1. Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  2. 2. As many as 275 million children worldwide are exposed to violence in the home. Source: UNICEF. (2006). Behind closed doors: The impact of domestic violence on children. Retrieved from http://www.unicef.org/protection/files/BehindClosedDoors.pdf
  3. 3. 27.1 to 69 million children are exposed to domestic violence in India. Source: UNICEF. (2006). Behind closed doors: The impact of domestic violence on children. Retrieved from http://www.unicef.org/protection/files/BehindClosedDoors.pdf
  4. 4. The sons of the most violent parents are 1000 times more likely to become wife beaters. Source : CHILDREN'S VULNERABILITY TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE by Mohan Tiwary* & Rajiva Prasad**
  5. 5. Increased risk of children becoming victims of abuse themselves. Challenges and Risks faced by Children who witness DV. Strong likelihood that this will become a continuing cycle of violence for the next generation. Significant risk of ever increasing harm to the child’s physical, emotional and social development. Challenges and Risks Source: UNICEF. (2006). Behind closed doors: The impact of domestic violence on children. Retrieved from http://www.unicef.org/protection/files/BehindClosedDoors.pdf
  6. 6. Childhood problems associated with exposure to domestic violence fall into three primary categories: 1)Behavioural, social, and emotional problems • Higher Levels Of Aggression, • Anger, • Hostility, • Oppositional Behaviour, And Disobedience; • Fear, Childhood Problems Source: The Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2009). Domestic violence and the child welfare system. Retrieved from http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/domesticviolcene.cfm
  7. 7. • Anxiety, • Withdrawal, And Depression; • Poor Peer, Sibling, And Social Relationships; • And Low Self-esteem. Source: The Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2009). Domestic violence and the child welfare system. Retrieved from http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/domesticviolcene.cfm
  8. 8. 2) Cognitive and attitudinal problems. • Lower Cognitive Functioning, • Poor School Performance, • Lack Of Conflict Resolution Skills, • Limited Problem Solving Skills, • Pro-violence Attitudes, • Belief In Rigid Gender Stereotypes And Male Privilege. Source: The Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2009). Domestic violence and the child welfare system. Retrieved from http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/domesticviolcene.cfm
  9. 9. 3) Long-term problems. Higher levels of adult depression and trauma symptoms and increased tolerance for and use of violence in adult relationships. Source: The Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2009). Domestic violence and the child welfare system. Retrieved from http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/domesticviolcene.cfm
  10. 10. • Safe and secure environment. • Children need to know that there are adults who will listen to them and shelter them. • Children need a sense of routine and normalcy. • Children need support services to meet their needs. What children need ? UNICEF. (2006). Behind closed doors: The impact of domestic violence on children. Retrieved from http://www.unicef.org/protection/files/BehindClosedDoors.pdf
  11. 11. • Children need to learn that domestic violence is wrong and learn non-violent methods of resolving conflicts. • Children need adults to speak out and break the silence. What children need ? UNICEF. (2006). Behind closed doors: The impact of domestic violence on children. Retrieved from http://www.unicef.org/protection/files/BehindClosedDoors.pdf
  12. 12. In order to protect adult survivors and their children, we engage with : • Survivors and her family • Community • Civil Society organizations • Government machinery Our Strategy
  13. 13. • Building correct perspective on Domestic Violence • Gender education programme for 8th and 9th grade children. • Feminist Counseling (safety, well-being and rights) • Legal counseling and legal aid • Motivational programmes for survivor women (confidence, self esteem) Survivor and her family
  14. 14. • Enhancing awareness, sensitivity on Domestic Violence issue. • Building correct perspective on Domestic Violence. • Promoting community level groups for supporting survivors of domestic violence. Community
  15. 15. Training and accompaniment support to NGOs for working on domestic violence. Civil Society Organizations
  16. 16. • Advocacy at the state and national level for effective implementation of Domestic Violence Act • Sensitization and training programs on gender and Domestic Violence Act for govt. lawyers, judges, police, protection officers and NGO service providers Government Machinery
  17. 17. Highlights of 2013
  18. 18. • Community support groups of women - 211 villages • Community support groups of men - 138 villages Promotion of Community Support Groups
  19. 19. • 14 Counseling centres set up for providing counseling and legal counseling for survivors of domestic violence Setting up of Counselling Centres
  20. 20. • 350 service providers - including lawyers, judges, health workers and protection officers • 15 Community based Organizations from Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh sensitized on Gender based Violence and oriented on PWDV Act Sensitization and Training of Service Providers
  21. 21. • 45 Schools and 18 colleges • 17000 students • 5230 boys and girls showed changes in gender related attitude and behavior Gender Education Programme
  22. 22. Domestic Violence Cases addressed… 1384
  23. 23. Write to us on info@aidforchange.org to sponsor a CSR project on domestic violence.

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