Social Welfare Policies Are Judeo Christian Charity And Democratic Egalitarian And Individualism

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. The values or ideologies that have helped guide the evolution of this social welfare policies are Judeo-Christian Charity and Democratic Egalitarian and Individualism. Judeo-Christian Charity states that someone who is in need should be able to seek help without the fear of being judged. This applies to this policy because women, or anybody affected, should be able to reach out for help in cases of domestic violence without the fear of being turned away or being judged by their circumstances. Democratic Egalitarian and Individualism talks about self-reliance. When someone is in a relationship that involves domestic violence, it basically strips them of their ability to be self-reliant. With the VAWA, the programs that it has created gives the individual a chance to be able to build themselves back up so that they can again rely on themselves. The programs that this policy creates helps the individual find a house, find a source of income, etc. The second policy created was the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, or FVPSA, which was passed in 1984. This act passed by congress was the “main federal funding to help victims” (Womens Health, 2015). This act helped to give money to not only build programs, but it also supported the programs that already existed. This also includes any hotlines that were created to help victims of domestic violence as well (Womens Health, 2015). The value or ideology that helps to support this program is Judeo-Christian Charity. This…

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