Gender violence on pandemic of COVID-19

  • David Alejandro Navarrete Solórzano Instituto Superior Tecnológico de Ciencias Religiosas y Educación en Valores San Pedro, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • María Rodríguez Gamez Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador
  • Osvaldo Jiménez Pérez de Corcho Universidad Técnica de Manabí Portoviejo, Ecuador
Keywords: COVID-19, gender violence, gender, prevention, violence

Abstract

Among the measures imposed by different countries, suggested by experts and epidemiologists to curb the number of infections and death from the pandemic COVID-19 is quarantined, forcing families to stay home longer and interact with family members. Life as a couple becomes increasingly difficult to lead, there are problems of gender violence since before confinement. The situation of social isolation in many cases can worsen relationships and increase conflicts, fighting, and altercations between couples, becoming a social problem. The objective of this work is to analyze the figures and reports of cases of gender violence during the 1940s. The methodology applied was bibliographic research considering reliable and current sources; from qualitative-quantitative approaches that allow evaluating the information and making statistics for a better explanation of the study. The development of the text has a deductive and an inductive approach for its understanding. The results offer a clear overview of the problem that is exacerbated in times of compulsory quarantine in families while protecting themselves from the coronavirus from home, death can lurk in domestic violence that is understood to be the safest. It concludes with an increase in the problems during the quarantine.

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Published
2020-08-23
How to Cite
Solórzano, D. A. N., Gamez, M. R., & Corcho, O. J. P. de. (2020). Gender violence on pandemic of COVID-19. International Journal of Health Sciences, 4(2), 10-18. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijhs.v4n2.437
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Research Articles