Part I : Understanding the Domestic Violence Laws in India

By Bhawna Gandhi “Bas ek thappad, par nahi mar sakta”, this dialogue from the movie Thappad captured the essence of prolonging debate around domestic violence and also vocalized how it is becoming the new normal, across all  sections of society;  rich or poor, privileged or marginalized. Although there has been a significant evolution  in the family structures, women are now becoming the breadwinners of the families but … Continue reading Part I : Understanding the Domestic Violence Laws in India

No women should be ‘The Next’

By Simran Bhaskar “If today you decide to raise your voice, it will encourage hundreds of young girls to raise theirs.” One in every nine girl under the age of 18 experienced sexual abuse or assault at the hands of an adult.[1] Females in the age bracket of  16-19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual … Continue reading No women should be ‘The Next’

Crime Against Women

In 2020, NCRB Published the’ Crime in India-2019′ report. According to the report, crime against Women increased by 7.3% in 2019 as compared to 2018 & India reported 87 rape cases daily! In this thread, we bring to you data related to crime against women. The majority of cases of crime against women under IPC were registered under ‘Cruelty by husband or his relatives’ (30.9%) … Continue reading Crime Against Women