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Table 2 Causes of violence against women (Manisa-İstanbul, 2008)

From: Violence against women: The perspective of academic women

Causes n %
Perpetrator related factors: 79 34.8
   ▪ Lack of self-confidence, feeling of insignificance-inadequacy, inferiority complex, ego satisfaction 54/79 68.3
   ▪ Mental health problems, alcohol or drug abuse 25/79 31.7
Gender or gender inequity based causes 52 22.9
Economic problems 50 22.0
Lack of education 34 15.0
Witnessing family violence as a child 12 5.3
Total* 227 100.0
  1. * Number of answers