Introduction  From the ages, We have seen various crimes against women but one of the most common crime which has been seen on the name of marriage is dowry death. We have seen people calling it has a tradition or a custom  in which bride’s family gives valuable item to groom’s family. People also have... Continue Reading →


INTRODUCTION One of the biggest social stigmas attached to society is that of child abuse. Child abuse can take place in homes, schools, orphanages, residential care facilities, on the streets, in the workplace, in prisons, and in places of detention. Violence in any form has a very deep impact on the overall development of the... Continue Reading →


Families and marriage are frequently seen as the cornerstones of civilization. As long as there have been marriages, adultery has been among humans. It brings tremendous emotions to the forefront and has repercussions for everyone involved. It naturally creates friction between the parties involved, as well as between their sexual impulses and allegiance. Adultery is... Continue Reading →


Before 1955, getting a divorce as a Hindu was not always simple. Because the marriage was seen as a religious union in Hinduism. The parliament resolved to create laws pertaining to the Hindu in light of different stigmas in social life of the Hindu. However, doing so was a challenging undertaking. The lawful marriage between... Continue Reading →


INTRODUCTION The expression “domestic violence” means any act or omission or commission or conduct of the respondent shall amount to domestic violence in certain circumstances. it includes causing physical abuse, sexual abuse, and verbal and emotional for economic use which is also explained under the definition of domestic violence. Section 3 of the law says... Continue Reading →


WHO ARE PROTECTION OFFICERS? Under the Domestic Violence Act, protection officers are appointed. They act as a facilitator between the aggrieved woman and the court. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 came into force on 26 October 2006.  It is very comprehensive and promising legislation that combines civil remedies with criminal procedures to... Continue Reading →


INTRODUCTION The abuse of older people, also known as elder abuse, is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person. This type of violence constitutes a violation of human rights and includes physical,... Continue Reading →


INTRODUCTION Domestic Violence has been recognized across the world as a form of violence that affects a person’s life in every way – physically, mentally, emotionally, and psychologically and it is a violation of basic human rights. Indian men facing domestic violence at the hands of a wife or female partner is a harsh reality.... Continue Reading →


Introduction  The biggest problem that women face today is violence against them. violence is broad of two kinds. 1 occurred in a public place and was punishable under section 354, 509, 376,  of the Indian penal code and another occurred with the family and was punishable under section 304B, 306, 498A, of the Indian penal... Continue Reading →


INTRODUCTION The abuse of older people, also known as elder abuse, is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person. This type of violence constitutes a violation of human rights and includes physical,... Continue Reading →

 Domestic violence against a woman during a covid-19 pandemic

INTRODUCTION In the run-up to the announcement of the nationwide lockdown on March 24th, 2020, the government failed to craft strategies to address possible fallout in several areas. One such area that went unaddressed was domestic violence. The term domestic violence is used in many countries to refer to intimate partner violence, but it also... Continue Reading →

Custody order and Child under Domestic Violence Act

Custody order Notwithstanding any provision in any other applicable law, the Magistrate may, at any stage of the hearing, petition for a protection order or any other relief under the law or provision, granting temporary custody of any children to the offender, such person or person making a claim on his/her behalf and stating, if... Continue Reading →

Residence Order under Domestic Violence Act

Introduction Residence order under the domestic violence act protects women’s right to reside in a shared household. If an aggrieved person has been expelled from the shared household then she can claim residence order under Section 19 of the DV Act. The Magistrate may pass a residence order thereby restrain her dispossession from the shared... Continue Reading →

Protection Order and Monetary relief under Domestic Violence Act

Protection order Every state has laws to protect victims of domestic violence from further abuse. These laws vary, but they all provide for a protective order, sometimes called a “protection order” or a “restriction order.” Once signed by the judge, the order tells the abuser to stop harming the victim. While an order does not... Continue Reading →

Shared Household under Domestic Violence Act

Introduction According to section 2(s), the household in which the woman accused of violence lives or at any stage or at any point in a family relationship, alone or with the respondent, is defined as "shared household". The duration of cohabitation is not defined before a house can be considered a "shared household". This provision... Continue Reading →

An Aggrieved Person under Domestic Violence Act

Introduction The Protection Of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 defines an “aggrieved person” as any woman who is or has been in a domestic relationship with the respondent and who alleges to have been subjected to any act of domestic violence by the respondent. The term respondent means any adult male person who is, or has... Continue Reading →

Domestic Incident Report under Domestic Violence Act

Introduction As per section 2(e) of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, domestic incident report means, a report made in the prescribed form on receipt of a complaint of domestic violence from an aggrieved person by the protection officer. Domestic violence refers to violence, abuse ad intimidation between people who are currently... Continue Reading →


The term ‘maintenance’ means the act of maintaining someone, i.e; providing financial support to a person. It is believed that it is a fundamental duty of a man to maintain his wife, children and parents. Section 125 to Section 128 of the Criminal Procedure Code gives effect to this fundamental duty. According to the provision... Continue Reading →

Topic: Feminism

Introduction Feminism in constitution Our constitution is a set of fundamental ideologies and written codes that itself promotes equality between gender. Equality means that men and women should be treated equally in all the circumstances. Women have struggled a lot for equality and against oppression for centuries, and although some battles were partly won –... Continue Reading →


Both mainstays of mankind i.e. men and women have parallel significance in part in the creation and improvement of mankind yet the women are certain to confront of few embarrassment and general public. In spite of different Shields and assurances assessable at the worldwide and in addition at the national level, before conception till final... Continue Reading →

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