Domestic violence can be subtle, coercive or violent. In order to reduce the number of offenses and crimes against women in India, another Juvenile Justice Care and Protection of Children law, 2015 has been made by the Indian government. The Campaign aims to protect the basic human rights of women and girls to live lives free from violence. However, studies reveal that most of the criminals caught in this crime are either Nigerian or nationals. Mothers' illiteracy and lack of schooling directly disadvantage their young children. Social indicators such as female infanticide rates, maternal mortality rate and overall child sex ratio besides the obvious statistics found in crime reports are telling signs of this misfit beneath the image of a new age democracy. Violence against Women in India Essay 4 250 words There are many violence against women in India because of the male dominated society here.
Women as a Liability The Indian constitution grants women equal rights to men, but strong patriarchal traditions persist in many different societal parts, with women's lives shaped by customs that are centuries old. Men understood their rights to beat women with rope or a bamboo stick. Conclusion : We must respect and treat women equally well at home. An Indo-Pakistani committee was set up in 1986 to prevent trafficking in narcotic drugs. Maharashtra 44 has accounted for the highestRape Sec.
The punishment for dowry deaths is a term of 7 years, which may extend to life imprisonment. It reflects country's law and order situation when its capital is a cauldron of crime. Honor killings have notably increased in some Indian states which has led to the , in June 2010, issuing notices to both the Indian central government and six states to take preventative measures against honor killings. Violence against women which counted as crimes under the Indian Penal Code are rape, kidnapping and abduction, torture physically and mentally, dowry deaths, wife battering, sexual harassment, molestation, importation of girls, etc. The studious 20-year-old, two years into an engineering degree, was doubly betrayed by her parents. However, even though India is moving away from the male dominated culture, discrimination is still highly visible in rural as well as in urban areas, throughout all strata of society. It affects their behaviour and attitude towards their counterparts in society.
Other international reports say about four tenths of women face domestic violence. The majority of these suicides are done through hanging, poisoning or. Last year Majlis released results of a large study it conducted involving 644 cases of rape in Mumbai. India signed a convention with the in 1994 to control drug trafficking. National commission for women, national policy 2001 for empowerment of women, National mission for empowerment of women 2010 , policy for reservation etc. There is no healthy way for people to talk, learn or practice sexuality in a healthy environment.
Photo courtesy of and possible causes for the drop in 2015 crime rate We have so far understood that women face most of the violence at home, at the hands of intimate partners or family members. Scholars believe that acid attacks in India are being under-reported. Archived from on 11 September 2006. According to Indian National Crime Record Bureau, there were 8,239 dowry death cases, 1,285 cases of attempted dowry deaths, and another 4,890 cases with pending investigations in 2009. This has been repeatedly reconfirmed, but primary education in India is not universal, and often times not seen as really necessary for girls. Delhi takes the top slot for crimes ranging from murders and rapes to dowry deaths and abductions.
Bride burning murder is often set up to appear to be a suicide or accident, sometimes by setting the woman on fire in such a way that it appears she ignited while cooking at a kerosene stove. The bridegroom's demand for a dowry can easily exceed the annual salary of a typical Indian family, and consequently be economically disastrous especially in families with more than one or two daughters. Fear of violence in the women mind has been so deep which cannot be out easily even after complete removal of violence against women in the society. Three leading cartoonists from three leading Indian newspapers took to their drawing boards to portray the current status of women in India, and advocate for change. In 2006, the highest crime rate was reported in 447. Mumbai watched with shame as an ugly mob attacked women on New Year's Eve. Hence, in the next generation, perhaps a decade or two later, we will see a much happier woman in our society and at home.
This results in one of the lowest female literacy rates in the world. Violence against women in the country is getting more frequent and alarmingly with huge sound. Women have faced a lot of challenges during the medieval era but this was changed overtime by vigorous campaigns from reformers and activities, which lead to the promotion of equal rights and reduction of violence against women in India. Thousands of girls are bring victims of this social devil on daily basis. In a village on the outskirts of Bengal, right about the same time, a school girl was heinously raped and murdered and the issue was barely discussed for a week. It is done so to replace the earlier Indian juvenile delinquency law of 2000 especially after the Nirbhaya case during which an accused juvenile was released.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chinese pistols are in demand in the illegal small arms market in India because they are easily available and cheaper. One can go so far as to say that violence and abuse, negligence and indifference to her needs are an everyday reality for women across the country. Now even in villages many women are aware of their rights and are taking care of themselves well. It given rise to the prostitution system as a part of the religious life. Drug trafficking affects the country in many ways.
There are many instances of crime especially against women go unreported in India. In that case, many child wives are inclined to experience domestic violence, marital rape, deprivation of food, and lack of access to information, healthcare, and education. Some of the social violence cases against women are eve-teasing, forcing wife or daughter-in-law for the female infanticide, forcing widow to commit sati, etc. West Bengal 239,760 is second, leading in crimes related to cruelty by husband and relatives 152,852 , second in kidnapping and abduction 27,371 and fifth in dowry-related deaths 4,891. The fear of not being able to pay an acceptable dowry and becoming socially ostracised can lead to female infanticide in poorer families. It has been reported that the brother of that young girl is still out there, running from office to office in search of posthumous justice for his sister.
The National Crime Records Bureau reveal that a crime against a woman is committed every three minutes, a woman is raped every 29 minutes, a death occurs every 77 minutes, and one case of cruelty committed by either the husband or relative of the husband occurs every nine minutes. Education India's constitution guarantees free primary school education for both girls and boys up to age 14. On institutional inertia The paucity of data available on crimes against women and rate of disposal of police cases in rural, semi-urban areas makes it difficult for us to know the actual degree to which such crimes have increased over the last few years. Causes of such marriages include the view that girls are a burden for their parents, and the fear of girls losing their chastity before marriage. In the process, the foreigner loses his passport.