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Protecting Women against Violence-Review of a Decade of Legislation, 1980-89

Review of a Decade of Legislation, 1980-89 Flavia Agnes Almost every single campaign against violence on women in the 1980s resulted in new legislations aimed at protecting women. However, these have had little impact. Why have these new enactments been ineffective in tackling the problem of violence on women? So long as the attitudes of the establishment remain anti-poor, anti- minority and anti-women, to what extent can laws bring social justice?

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