Abstract: This study aimed to establish the views of university students, who will form the families of the future, on domestic violence against women and its causes. Within the scope of the study, 200 students were included, selected using the Stratified Random Sampling Method from among the students studying at Hacettepe and Gazi Universities during the 2006-2007 academic year. Among the students, the rate of those who were of the view that domestic violence against women is widespread were in the majority (53.5%). Sixty percent of male students (p<0.05) and 55% of freshman students were of the view that domestic violence against women is not widespread. According to t-test results relating students gender to their views on reasons for domestic violence against women, the average score for the reason the woman getting pregnant was high for both genders (female = 3.49; male < =3.75) (p<0.05).
Özgün Bener and Gülay Günay, 2009. Domestic Violence Against Women and its Causes: An Analysis from the Perspective of University Students. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 6: 277-286.