Vol. 2 No. 2 (2023): The QUEST: Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

Stereotype Belief on Feminism Jurisprudence: An Analysis to Aggression in Women

Jacinto Bustamante
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
Roselyn De Dios
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology
Vilma Ramos
Nueva Ecija University Of Science and Technology
Olive Chester Antonio
Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology

Published 12/30/2023


  • Feminism

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Bustamante, J., De Dios, R., Ramos, V., & Antonio, O. C. (2023). Stereotype Belief on Feminism Jurisprudence: An Analysis to Aggression in Women. The QUEST: Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.60008/thequest.v2i2.117


Despite measures being taken around the world to protect and value women, they remain vulnerable to oppression. At the height of the global pandemic many cases of abuse against women have been recorded especially domestic violence where the perpetrator and victim are together in their home due to strict lockdown. This study was conducted to find out the perspective of the female-victims on the root cause of their oppression from the hands of the aggressors and its continuing factor. The researcher used snowball sampling and descriptive research design triangulated by secondary and primary data. Thirty-four respondents from Nueva Ecija, Philippines answered the survey and were interviewed with the assistance of authorities. The study revealed that the most common violence experienced by women are psychological violence and sexual abuse and these stem from the superiority complex of the men and sexual desire to women. Respondents also described how women should be treated and it was revealed that all victims strongly agree with the highest level of conformity that the dignity of a woman should be respected. Further, the study proved that women’s silence and tolerance of abuse against them is a result of their belief in the superiority of men over women which becomes a constant factor in women’s oppression. The result of the study indicates the lack of power and futility of the law to protect women who chose to remain silent. The law to protect women is meaningless no matter how cruel it is when the victim’s silence precedes justice. No economic violence was found in this study which may be due to the women’s financial status as not a significant factor to experience oppression. Further researcher on the similar topic and purpose with more respondents with a qualitative method to find a more accurate and detailed result is recommended.

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