Gender violence defines: it is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person in a domestic context against another, such as in marriage or cohabitation. Intimate partner violence is domestic violence by a spouse or partner in an intimate relationship against the other spouse or partner. Domestic violence can take place in heterosexual or same-sex relationships. “Reproductive health is state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes”. The reproductive health statuses of any community, in its determination are involved three dimensions. In their order they are: status of reproductive health services, status of child health services and status of reproductive and sexual health. Apart from these three, another determining dimension is related to gender issues or women empowerment issues, which indirectly influence the entire gamut of the reproductive health process. Two very important points in the measurement of women empowerment need special mentioning. First is the woman’s right accrued to them in social, civic matters. The second is the power of self - determination - their rightful participation and involvement in domestic and social decisions and affairs of life. Apart from these another determining dimension is related to gender issues or women empowerment issues, which have point out in this paper should be cover on the study of gender related violence .
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Jitendra Kumar Premi. The Issues and Measures of Gender violence with reference to Reproductive Health. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences 2(4): Oct. - Dec., 2014; Page 191-197.