Violence against Women and its Surge amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Mohd Ayan
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  • Mohd Ayan

    Student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

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Violence against women is a universal and widespread human rights violation that affects at least one billion women worldwide. It is estimated that around thirty-five percent of women across the world experience physical and/or sexual violence. This violence includes emotional abuse, trafficking, infibulation, unwanted or coerced sex, and marital rape. The purpose of this study is to analyze the various issues faced by women and how they deal with it and the author also analyzes the laws of India, which are currently concerned with the protection of women from all forms of violence. This research is not limited to the analysis of domestic laws, but also the laws of the abroad. The focus is on interpreting legal provisions to protect rights and provide simple solutions to the problems women are facing.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 1794 - 1804


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