ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Violence against Women

Domestic violence, more often than not, is rooted in patriarchal notions of ownership over women's bodies sexuality, labour reproductive rights, mobility and levels of autonomy. The phenomenon of wife battering is shrouded in myths and stereotypes that need to be debunked. A study in Chennai located in the context of the rising curve of crimes against women in the city.

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