Identification of Incidents of Violence Against Household Women in Hulu Sungai Utara District
Keywords:North Hulu Sungai, domestic violence, women, impact of violence
- Cases of violence, especially violence against women, are crucial issues that must be addressed. In Hulu Sungai Utara District, there were 75 cases of violence during 2016–2019, consisting of 43 cases of violence against children and 32 cases of violence against women. The method used in this research is the descriptive method. Primary data collection was carried out by filling out questionnaires, while secondary data collection was carried out by examining documents and literature from several references. The determination of respondents was carried out randomly for the people of Hulu Sungai Utara Regency in 2021. The data analysis used was descriptive data analysis. The results of the study found that cases of violence against women in the household in Hulu Sungai Utara ranged from 11% to almost every respondent, but almost every respondent had experienced violence even though they were not aware of the specifications for the most types of violence, namely being scolded, which is included in the type of psychological violence. The most common cause of violence against women is a lack of communication resulting in misunderstandings, with the biggest impact of violence in the form of a lack of enthusiasm for the victims, while the actions taken after experiencing acts of violence are motivated by the victims getting better. The need for clear identification of violence against children and women as well as coordination and synchronization with agencies related to programs for handling violence against children and women for services for handling violence against children and women.