Domestic Violence

This resource is based on Domestic Violence.It describes that The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act 2005,is a civil law which was enacted to enable women to get relief and protection from domestic violence from court. Under the law no family member can be punished unless they violate the court order granting protection.Any behaviour which causes-(i) harm or injures or endangers the health,safty and well-being,physical or mental of an aggrieved person,including Physical abuse,Sexual abuse,Verbal and Emotional abuse and Ecomomic abuse (ii)Forces the woman or someone related to her to meet demand for dowry or any other property (iii)Threatens the aggrieved person or any person related to her is considered domestic violence.

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Source: NHRC