Article | Estonia
English title: Born as a Victim?
Source: Vaikijate hääled: raamat soolisest vägivallast
Keyword(s): violence against women | gender-based violence | gender roles | victimization
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The author shows how ideological and cultural attitudes and prejudices towards gender relations, expectations towards both genders, traditional gender roles, as well as practical circumstances in the (Estonian) society promote and sustain violence against women and lead to their victimization.
The essay was published in the book “Vaikijate hääled: raamat soolisest vägivallast” (The voices of the silent: a book on gender-based violence)