In, , 1,275 cases were reported, accounting for 15. The small arms in North-East India come from insurgent groups in Burma, black markets in , , Bangladesh, and , black market in , the People's Republic of China, insurgent groups like the , the , the , Indian states like and pilferages from legal gun factories, criminal organisations operating in India and South Asian countries and other international markets like , Germany etc. Of the women living in India, 7. The meaning of term violence is striking someone physically and causing injury. Both public transportation road and rail transportation and private transportation are used for this drug trade. Towards the future : Women are like center of masses of families. On January 13, 2014, a 51-year-old Danish woman was This is one of many incidents in which foreign women traveling in India have been victims of such crimes.
A lot of publicity and education about the bad impacts of violence has taken place. In 2006, the highest crime rate was reported in 447. Submissions for the website are accepted on a weekly basis with a deadline of 5 p. The crime rate wasAndhra Pradesh with 753 cases has accounted significantly higher in Vijayawada,for 84. Even after happening such type of cases regularly in the society, it is not going to change the societal norms against women. Vrindavan, located in Uttar Pradesh in Northern India is the town where thousands of widows go to live, abandoned by their families.
However, many Indian women face discrimination throughout all stages of their life, beginning at or even before birth, continuing as an infant, child, adolescent and adult. 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. The argument that follows is that is in itself a form of violence and that crimes against women in India or anywhere else will find their roots in the traditions of discrimination conditioned into society at large. All the essays are written using very simple and easy words to fulfill the students needs. Hence, the preference for a male child persists, quite often out of mere practical, financial concerns, because the parents might not be able to afford the marriage dowry for another daughter. Anaemia Both consequences are risk factors in pregnancy, complicating childbearing and resulting in maternal and infant deaths, as well as low birth weight infants. A survey conducted in 2003—2004 by Narcotics Control Bureau found that India has at least four million drug addicts.
This results in women who would have otherwise reported cases, preferring to keep away from the entire procedure of seeking justice legally. These organizations can work towards empowering women, especially through rehabilitation and education in self-defense and legal rights. The law is silent on the issue and so are women who find no law to protect them and thus have no option but to not report the act. In 2010, there was a high of 27 reported cases of chemical assaults. The model used to calculate the dowry takes the bridegroom's education and future earning potential into account while the bride's education and earning potential are only relevant to her societal role of being a better wife and mother. At the time of marriage, if a bride do not bring adequate dowry with her, she would really be at high risk of maltreatment after the marriage. The fear of not being able to pay an acceptable dowry and becoming socially ostracised can lead to female infanticide in poorer families.
Whereas as a child a girl is supposed to remain in the custody and care of her parents, after marriage she becomes the property and responsibility of her husband, who is supposed to take care of her and keep her in his custody. Whereas in India's contemporary culture, especially in the modern urban middle-class, these societal norms have given way to a more righteous conduct, the enforcement of the law continues to be challenging, where there are regional, religious or caste variants of family law, which tend to escape government jurisdiction. Majority of the illegal small arms make its way into the states of , , , Jharkhand, and. The Indian government has done a lot in terms of legislation for safeguarding the interests of women. Ochab is currently working on her PhD in international law, human rights and medical ethics. Today, women struggle to pursue respectable careers and work to survive like their male counterparts.
Women, on the other hand mostly face violence in the private sphere e. Tripura hashas reported the highest rate at 9. The fight of two major cultures Islam and Hinduism in the medieval period has increased the violence against women to a great extent. Modern medical technology has allowed for the sex of a child to be determined while the child is still a fetus. Women in India started being used as commodities for the men to perform different functions of daily routine. There occurred some political, social changes enslaving women to men. After , Indian media has committed to report each and every rape case.
Violence against women in the country is getting more frequent and alarmingly with huge sound. Indecent Representation of 1,562 1,200 1,025 845 895 5. Hence, after marriage the woman leaves her parental home and lives with her husband's family, where she is required to assume all household labour and domestic responsibilities. In the Vedas, women are glorified as mother means one who can create and nourish a life. Monica, whose name has been changed to protect her identity, was one such girl.
They reflect a deep decay in our public institutions — political parties, the police, lawyers and the bureaucracy. Women are protected by the law against any crime. The situation that arises appears almost like a cosmetic surgery on a wound that has malignant properties. Since India is an emerging market, especially for trade and investment, and is gaining prominence in the global arena, the rising trend of sexual violence cannot be treated as a strictly domestic issue. The indicators are clearly visible in employment, and are, as a result, difficult to address.