Journal of Education and
Research in Nursing
Review - Halk Sağlığı Hemşireliği

The empowerment program for women exposed to domestic violence and nursing


Giresun Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Giresun


Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi Hemşirelik Bölümü, kıbrıs

Journal of Education and Research in Nursing 2019; 16: 338-342
DOI: 10.5222/HEAD.2019.338
Read: 539 Downloads: 290 Published: 01 October 2019

The empowerment program is implemented to ensure that the woman is able to get rid of the abusive relationship and should be aware of violence who she experienced. The aim of this program is to increase independence and control over their own lives of women exposed to domestic violence, and to improve their decision making and problem solving skills. The empowerment program consists of components including improving self-esteem, building safety behaviors, increasing perceived social support, defining phenomenon of violence, improving asking for help and counseling about legal issues. This paper is included introducing the components of empowerment programs and samples of researches about empowerment program applied for women experiencing domestic violence. These studies show that the empowerment program is an effective method for women experiencing domestic violence.

EISSN 2757-9204