Know more about domestic violence and law in India

According to a National Family and Health Survey in 2005, total lifetime prevalence of domestic violence was 33.5% and 8.5% for sexual violence among women aged 15–49. The instance of violence was reported to be lowest among Buddhist and Jain women, and highest among Muslim women in India. A 2014 study in The Lancet reports that[…]

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Disputes to false Dowry Complaints

Disputes to false dowry complaints .Why no compromise ? How to deal with ? The Supreme Court said women were increasingly using the anti-dowry law to harass in-laws and restrained police from mechanically arresting the husband and his relatives on mere lodging of a complaint under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code. Recently […]

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Misuse of 498A

We are talking about Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code which reads: “Whoever, being the husband or the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine. The offence[…]

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