A Study on Domestic Violence in India

  • Dhanush M and C.A. Gowreenath
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  • Dhanush M

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science (Simats), Chennai, India

  • C.A. Gowreenath

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science (Simats), Chennai, India

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The purpose of this research is to know about domestic violence in India even though there were many acts takes place in India but domestic violence plays an serious role in society. Domestic Violence is an act of physical, sexual or psychological abuse against a woman by someone who is intimately connected to her through marriage, family relation or acquaintanceship. It has its roots in the patriarchal set up of the society. Since times immemorial, domestic violence has been an intrinsic part of the society we are living in. It is present almost everywhere and nowhere is this eruption more intense than right behind the doors of our homes. Behind closed doors of homes all across our country, people are being tortured, beaten and killed. It is happening in rural areas, towns, cities and in metropolitans as well. It is crossing all social classes, genders, racial lines and age groups. So the main objective of my research is to know about the causes of domestic violence and impact of domestic violence in India, to know about the victims condition. The researcher used the empirical method and also used the questionnaire method to take the 201 responses and the statistical tool used here in pie chart and graphical representation etc is used by the researcher. The researcher also wants to know about the impact of domestic violence in India and how it affects the society. The results observed from the analysis of the study is that women have experienced domestic violence more than men in their life, women and children or teens are most likely to be the victims of domestic violence.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 2766 - 2778

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114713

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