Violence and abuse scars all kinds of people every day all over the globe, irrespective of culture, race class or age. Psychologists have always believed that domestic abuse is dictated by gender equation in most cases, and women are usually more vulnerable to violence in the domestic set up. Abuse against a woman can be mental, physical, emotional, sexual, economic, social or spiritual. The abuser can be a family member, a current or past spouse, someone one is dating, boyfriend, an acquaintance or a stranger.R our laws stringent enough to take action against those who default & protect wmn?
Not at all sir. Just have a look in newspaper and you will see at least 5-6 cases where women have sexually assaulted, raped, burnt to death for dowry..... According to 2008 statistics, out of 35 cities checked for womens security, national capital Delhi stood first, with an incredible one-third of total rapes happening there. If the capital of the country and one of its biggest cities does not guarantee safety, what will? In other parts of the country too, this cases are very common like in UP and Bihar and in most of the cases, the accused get bailed because of having good social power. Such barbarism in a country that dreams to be a world power and demands every seat at every global high table should indeed be humiliating not only for its leaders but also its people. Where do the perpetrators get such courage and confidence that they dont hesitate to do such heinous crime? This is because of weak laws against rape cases in India which sentences maximum 7-8 years of jail after which
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The laws against violence incorporated in our legal system is hardly a deterrant for the abusers.
How can it be...when complaints on marital violence are generally ignored by the Police too in India. A curt answer awaits all who protest this...Miya Biwi ke jhagde men kya padna !
However...women the world over..even the emancipated ones...have unfortunately faced some kind of harassment...as spouses or even girl friends....due to male chauvinistic tendencies...so instead of laws it needs a change of mind set...more respect for women...and only then will it be curbed !