Indicative of Violence in Homicidal Women

DOI: 10.5584/jiomics.v8i1.240


  • Martha Fabiola Garcia Alvarez University of Guadalajara, Mexico


The purpose of the multidisciplinary investigation was to analyze the participation of violence in homicidal women (Ferro, 2012:121-129), from the criminological aspects; By means of the field work done at the Preventive and Female Rehabilitation Center of Puente Grande, Jalisco, Mexico (2008-2014).In methodology, criminological, sociological and law research methods were handled; with interviews with female inmates accused of homicide; including their life history, using a sample of 25%, and analyzing the psychobiological and socio-legal variables.In the discussion and results, there is influence of psychobiological and social aspects in the violent behavior of women, and who has had a life history impregnated with violence, mainly by the family, patron (Lima, 1991) who repeat with children and/or against those who come to affect them, feeling threatened in their integrity. In this complex analysis there are several indicators and external and internal agents that encourage women to apply violence. This entails an interfactorial and multifactorial relationship between related causalities, as in the study of criminal Victimology (Marchiori, 2000).It is concluded that violent acts carried out by homicides come from a combination of multifactorial aspects, in addition to the change of role from victim to victim, in 90% of thecases, which brings with it psychological and social problems in the behavior of The homicidas, being added in some of them the mental illnesses and with a high degree of aggressiveness.