Male Domestic Violence

  • Ramya Bhatnagar
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  • Ramya Bhatnagar

    Student at Lloyd School of Law, India

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Violence in opposition to men by means of girls has come to be a common place problem nowadays. This consists of economic, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, in addition to psychological abuse that harms someone’s mental and physical fitness. men as well as ladies are victims of gender-based violence. In a country like India, which has been male-dominated for centuries, humans locate it difficult to consider that men can be sufferers of violence just like women. So, there may be a purpose why domestic violence in opposition to men isn't always recognized in any law in India. but, contrary to popular belief, the number of males, being psychologically and bodily abused via girls is increasing. Given the existing legal guidelines in the USA, there are no laws that protect men from intimate associate violence, under the Indian Penal Code of 1860, phase 498A explains that a man can best be held responsible for practising violence against his wife, there's no provision in the complete Act which makes the girls accountable of the identical. further, phase three of the safety of girls from domestic Violence Act of 2005 states that it best protects girls from such violence. No rule in the Act protects men from such violence. Having the sort of law offers a presumption that, men are usually guilty, at the same time as women, then again, are always innocent. Other than the law, there exist some other motives that could purpose such cases to move unreported, these may additionally include – the societal assumption that men are sturdy and difficult to cry, or in the event that they get prison help, it can motive discomfort for them and their families, and the listing is going on.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 2361 - 2373


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