Gender-Based Violence Associated with Hegemonic Masculinity in Vulnerable Women
The article shows the results of a study carried out in the district of San Vicente de Cañete, department of Lima, to demonstrate the relationship between hegemonic masculinity and gender violence. The study was conducted in the light of the Positivist paradigm, quantitative approach, descriptive level, and non-experimental correlational design. The sample chosen in a non-probabilistic intentional way was represented by 49 men between 20 and 60 years of age, participants in workshops of Training for Equality in charge of the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations. The technique used was the survey and two instruments: The gender Role Conflict Scale (Peña, 2017) and the Adaptation of the National Survey on Social Relations (Orrego, 2020). Both instruments presented validity and reliability of 0.962 and 0.991, respectively. The results of the research report the existence of a moderate positive relationship between the variables of hegemonic masculinity and gender violence. According to the specific results, there is a low positive relationship between the need for success, power, and competence and gender violence; a moderate positive relationship between restricted emotionality and gender violence; a moderate positive relationship between affective behavior and gender violence; and, finally, a weak positive relationship between work-family conflict and gender violence.
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