Violence against Indian Women: An Inquiry into Social Reality from Human Rights Perspective

sudhangsu sekhar datta


Abstract- Violence against is very much prevalent in Indian society despite existence of number of policies and legislations for promotion of equality and putting an end to the widespread discrimination against women. This Article tries to explore the causes behind the perpetuation of violence in different forms. The continuation of violence can be seen as a barrier to ensure enjoyment of basic human rights. Most of civilized societies have failed miserably to protect the violation of human rights of women through violence. This article also suggests some measures for combating violence against women.

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