عنوان مقاله [English]
structural violence, is One type of violence, which refers to discrimination, systematic deprivation, and institutionalized prohibitions in society. Unlike physical violence, structural violence lies in the structures of a society and manifests itself in the unequal distribution of power, ownership of resources and opportunities. As a result of some social and psychological consequences at the community level, especially for women and girls. Due to the importance of the subject, the present article deals with the role of structural violence in reducing the mental health of women in Zahedan. Data were collected by survey, The statistical population is all citizens over 20 years of age in Zahedan. Using the Cochran's formula, a statistical sample of 384 people was obtained. The results of factor analysis obtained using PLS software indicate that the relationship between citizenship culture and the smart environment is significant.The value obtained in this test is equal to 0.578, which is a positive value.This basis rejected the null hypothesis of the research and the opposite hypothesis is confirmed.Also, all aspects of structural violence (gender inequality, patriarchal system, and lack of social facilities, lack of legal protection and lack of access to equal employment opportunities) are effective in reducing women’s mental health and each has a specific contribution .