Protection of the Child from Psychological Violence from an Islamic Perspective: An Analytical Study

Posted: 16 Jun 2017

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Muhammad Tahir

International Islamic University, Islamabad; Griffith University

Date Written: June 15, 2017

Abstract

Children psychological violence is one of the most perilous issues the world faces today. The religious scholars, sociologists, psychologists, and legislatures underpinning with appropriate solutions for the protection of children from all kinds of violence including, physical, psychological, and sexual, etc. Islam explicitly emphasizes the child care and protection from the prenatal period to childhood in general and psychological care of the child in particular. This article seeks to explore the Islamic concerns for the protection of the child from psychological violence. In the first part of the article, an introduction of the study is presented. The second section briefly defines the key terms of the article. The third part examines the causes of the psychological violence of the child in the Pakistani context. The fourth section outlines an extensive discussion of Islamic strategies and approaches for the protection of the child from psychological violence. Finally, the key findings of the study and possible recommendations are mentioned. This endeavor provides an insight into the psychological violence against the child and its protection strategies from an Islamic perspective. This contextual understanding of the issue is imperative for the care and protection of the child against psychological violence in Muslim families and communities around the globe.

Keywords: protection, child, psychological violence, the Islamic perspective, analytical analysis

JEL Classification: Z12

Suggested Citation

Tahir, Muhammad, Protection of the Child from Psychological Violence from an Islamic Perspective: An Analytical Study (June 15, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2986719

Muhammad Tahir (Contact Author)

International Islamic University, Islamabad ( email )

H-10
Islamabad, Islamabad 44000
Pakistan

Griffith University ( email )

170 Kessels Road
Nathan, Queensland QLD 4111
Australia

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