International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Psychology Science | Pakistan | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Rape: Crime Hidden under Social Stigma

Zohra Asif Jetha, Neelam Saleem Punjani

Abstract: Nurses and heath care professionals frequently experience ethical and moral dilemmas on their work place; however; the challenge for them to take efficient decisions to resolve the dilemma. In order to resolve culturally sensitive issues; and dilemmas; nurses need to have sufficient knowledge; and experience in their assign field. Patercia Crisham has suggested a systemic way to resolve the ethical dilemmas through MORAL model; these five steps model provides assistance to the nurses to analyze; explore and resolve the ethical dilemmas in a better way. MORAL Model begins with massaging the scenario; followed by outline the opinions; review the criteria; affirm position and; ACT and lastly look back the complete process. This paper presents culturally sensitive ethical dilemma in clinical nursing; and its resolution through MORAL model. This culturally sensitive dilemma not only provides awareness to nurses but stakeholders to bring change in society.

Keywords: Rape, ethical dilemmas, advocacy, confidentiality, Health Care professionals

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,

Pages: 66 - 68

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Zohra Asif Jetha, Neelam Saleem Punjani, "Rape: Crime Hidden under Social Stigma", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 66 - 68

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