EFFECT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Pallabi Saikia

Abstract


Violence against women and girls continues to be a global epidemic that kills, tortures, and maims – physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations. Violence is the intentional and extreme form of aggression such as use of physical force or power, threatened against  individual , group or community, that  causes in injury, psychological and emotional harm, rape , torture and deprivation or death. Now-a-days violence affects the live of women and girls in all socio-economic classes around the world. It cuts across cultural and religious barriers and takes a variety of forms. The present study tries to find out the various forms of domestic violence  its causes and consequences and to study the effect of domestic violence on women empowerment .

Keywords


Violence, Empowerment.

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