The monstrous prevalence of domestic violence and its impact in women rights

Author: 
Subramanian .C and Deepa. M

Conflicts and confrontations contemplate with each other and it is an everlasting phenomenon in the existing scenario. This factor is a long-lasting one and existed throughout the centuries and millenniums along the pages of world history. The result of persistent confrontation and conflicting interests made nations and as well as humans to fight with each other. The end result is nothing more than devastation and chaos.Domestic violence is an “act of gender based violence that results in or is likely to result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or private life”. This research study intended to scrutinize the problem in-depth about the violence against women and Salem district is taken for study. Some 120 respondents were chosen for locating the issue exactly on the basis of simple random sampling method. The prevalence of violence is in descending order as per the age classification with the increase in age, the awareness level of legislative enactments is increasing in the sampling area.

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