A Critical Analysis on Crimes against Women and Children in the World

  • Pooja J. and Naresh R.
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  • Pooja J.

    Student at School of Excellence in Law, The Tamil Nadu Dr.Ambedkar Law University, India

  • Naresh R.

    Student at Vels School of Law, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, India

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The crimes against women and children have increased dramatically in recent years. Sexual assaults, domestic violence, demanding dowry, eve - teasing, child labour, child marriage, female foeticide are the most common crimes that happen against women and children all over the world. In the current decade with the development of the internet and social media the crime rates have soared high. Women and especially children are not safe online and are prone to sexual harassment. Crimes that happen online makes it difficult to enforce laws and protect the victims. The major objective of the research is to understand the crimes against women and children and prevent the occurrences of such crimes. The study has been conducted using the empirical research method. The samples have been collected using the simple random sampling method. The major findings are the prevalence of such crimes in various parts of the world. In future the government needs to take strict measures to prevent such crimes and create awareness among the people and protect women and children. The younger generation needs to understand the dangers of such crimes and learn to prevent and protect others, especially women and children from becoming victims.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 1, Page 912 - 929

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.116755

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