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Domestic violence in India

Shalu Nigam

Domestic violence in India

what one should know? : a resource book

by Shalu Nigam

  • 180 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by We the People Trust in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family violence -- India -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Women -- Protection -- India -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Family violence -- Law and legislation -- India -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. xvii-xxix).

    Other titlesDomestic violence
    StatementShalu Nigam.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    SeriesFight for your rights series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6626.23.A-ZI+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 485 p. ;
    Number of Pages485
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16660652M
    ISBN 109878190367153
    LC Control Number2008336847

      It puts together the life stories of seventeen women from diverse cultural, class, education and religious backgrounds in India who were victims of domestic violence. Apart from being a first person account, this powerful book is a tribute to the courage and determination of women who decided to break their silence. Domestic Violence‐Related Reading and Resource List (Updated 1/15/13) Books about Domestic Violence Supporting Women after Domestic Violence: Loss, Trauma and RecoveryFile Size: KB.

    The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to protect women from domestic was brought into force by the Indian government from 26 October The Act provides for the first time in Indian law a definition of "domestic violence", with this definition being broad and including not only physical violence, Citation: Act No. 43 of   Rachel Louise Snyder has written about child brides in Romania, abused women in India, the forced sterilization of women in Tibet, and violence against women in .

    The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), instituted in , is a legislation aimed at protecting women from violence in domestic relationships.. What are the most important definitions under the PWDVA? The definition of domestic violence is well written and wide-ranging and holistic. It covers, mental as well as physical abuse, and also threats to do Author: Malavika Ravi. Defining the problem: Domestic violence is violence between adult intimate partners. Though the definition above seems simple enough (it is widely accepted in the law enforcement community as the definition), the application of the definition varies quite significantly from organization to organization, state to state, and country to country.


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Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in India is an important contribution to those who wish to understand domestic violence and wife abuse in different cultures.

The author provides the narratives of several different women, letting the reader compare the difference and similarities in abused women from different castes in India/5(4).

- Buy Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in India (SAGE Classics) book online at best prices in India on Read Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in India (SAGE Classics) book reviews & author details and more at /5(3). Domestic violence in India includes any form of violence suffered by a person from a biological relative, but typically is the violence suffered by a woman by male members of her family or relatives.

According to a National Family and Health Survey intotal lifetime prevalence of domestic violence was % and % for sexual violence among women aged 15– Domestic Violence Books. We've organized a library of books for you on the domestic violence and abuse topics listed below.

Click on the topic that interests you to see the books, a book description and a way to purchase, if you like. If you are an author and would like us to consider adding your book please read our d: In #SheWins – Harrowing Stories From Women Who Survived Domestic Abuse, American author Alisa Divine features stories of women from around.

Domestic violence in India book violence is a very well known and most frequent towards women's in India. Domestic violence against women is understood as a situation supported and reinforced by.

This book critically examines domestic violence law in India. It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice. It also reflects on the manner in which the legal process reproduces gender hierarchies.

This volume:Author: Shalu Nigam. Legal Measures for Domestic Violence against women In India. In India not much has been done to protect the rights of women. Women have been the victims of domestic violence since time immemorial, but the ‘Domestic Violence Act’ was passed by the parliament as late as   Further essays also talk about the Domestic Violence Bill and its loopholes, the introduction of a clause for ‘mandatory counselling’ that aims to preserve the family structure in its present form instead of redressal to the victim of violence.

Police attitude towards women and their hand in the actual violence, lack of political will or. This book critically examines domestic violence law in India.

It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice. It also reflects on the manner in which the Author: Shalu Nigam.

Domestic Violence Against Women: Legal 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. exist fact father female force further gender girl give given Government harassment held High Hindu human husband incident increase India injury issue justice living Magistrate maintenance male marriage married means mental.

The dramatic increase in violence against women in India in the past decades has been all too well reported in domestic and international newspapers.

Although the statistics speak for themselves, it's nevertheless important to understand that the issue is more global than local.

Crimes against women in India will serve here as merely case. Domestic violence can be physical or psychological, and it can affect anyone of any age, gender, race, or sexual orientation. It may include behaviors. Domestic violence survivors can face ongoing and challenging effects after enduring physical, mental, and emotional abuse.

It can take time for a survivor to adjust to living in a safe environment, especially if a perpetrator was severely violent and/or committed the actions over an extended period of time. Different Forms of Domestic Violence in India and their Causes.

Domestic Violence Against Women. This form of domestic violence is most common of all. One of the reasons for it being so prevalent is the orthodox and idiotic mindset of the society that women are physically and emotionally weaker than the males.

omestic Violence is regarded as a serious social evil and South Africa is one of the countries with high incidences of domestic violence. The Domestic Violence Act, (Act of ) was enacted with the main purpose to afford the victims of domestic violence maximum protection from domestic abuse that the law can Size: 1MB.

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, passed in was the first legislative attempt to define domestic violence in broad moved Author: Sumeysh Srivastava. Introduction to Domestic Violence: Opposing Viewpoints Domestic Violence, "Domestic violence is a problem that must be dealt with for what it is: a criminal act.

The only way to effectively diminish it is through the full force of the criminal justice system, which must treat domestic violence the same as it treats crime by strangers."File Size: KB. Domestic Violence in India: A Summary Report An Analysis of Primary Survey Data from Gujarat Leela Visaria, Gujarat Institute of Development Studies, Ahmedabad.

This population-based study presents a picture of domestic violence as reported by married women in rural Gujarat. Domestic violence in India poses an interesting paradox: in addition to being the most ubiquitous of basic human rights violations, it is also the least reported and discussed.

The tightly patriarchal norms and structure of traditional Indian culture, and the sharp distinction between public and private life, have made the question of domestic violence a complex and Author: Kaamila Patherya. of over 1, results for Books: Health, Family & Lifestyle: Families & Parents: Domestic Violence Living with the Dominator: A Book About the Freedom Programme: 1 1 Mar /5.Domestic violence against women in India is common and many women are unable to protect themselves as abuse laws are rarely enforced and martial rape is not a recognized crime.

Violence against women in India outside the home is also prevalent. Data from registered an increase of nearly % over the year Book Description.

This book critically examines domestic violence law in India. It focuses on women’s experiences and perspectives as victims and litigants, with regard to accessibility to law and justice.

It also reflects on the manner in which the legal process reproduces gender hierarchies. This volume.