Crime against Women with reference to Sexual Harassment at Workplace

  • Anita Thakur
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  • Anita Thakur

    Research Scholar at AP Goyal Shimla University, India.

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Crime against women is major obstacle on progress on achieving development targets. Without addressing it, anybody have little chance of meeting millennium development goals. In India, domestic violence is emerging as a major social problem. However, until recently, the documentation on the prevalence and correlates of domestic violence against women has remained scant. The recognition of violence against women as a form of discrimination and, thus, a human rights violation, provides an entry point for understanding the broad context from which such violence emerges and related risk factors. In order to prevent violence against women, the underlying root causes of such violence and the effects of the intersection of the subordination of women and other forms of social, cultural, economic and political subordination, need to be identified and addressed. There are certain kinds of Crime against women like rape, dowry death, domestic violence, kidnapping, molestation, torture, sexual harassment is experienced by women in India. Crimes have physical and psychological impact on women which preventing the ladies from leading a standard life. Male dominated Indian society is one in all the most causes of crimes against women.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 1327 - 1341


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