The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act: Recommendations and Solutions

By Aratrika Choudhuri, WBNUJS, Kolkata.

As the second part of a two-article series on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, this article seeks to outline key solutions and enlist recommendations, that would ameliorate the shortcomings in the provisions and implementation of the Act (which have been investigated in an earlier article  https://lexquest.in/protection-of-women-from-domestic-violence-act-a-critical-exegesis/). These recommendations focus primarily on legal considerations that would aid victims of such violence to fully effectuate their rights under the Act. (more…)

Violence against Women

By Vaishali Mahlyan, University Institute of Law and Management Studies.

Violence against women in India is an issue which is rooted in the norm of our society.  Male dominating society, law favoring men, inadequate policing and judicial practices deny female victims proper protection and justice. We assume that with increasing participation of women in public life and the amended laws, we have bridged the gap between men and women and provided them with equal status. But the reality is, India still has a long way to go to make Indian women equal citizens in their own country. (more…)

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act: A Critical Exegesis

By Aratrika Choudhuri, WBNUJS, Kolkata.

As a part of a two-article series on the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, this article seeks to outline the key shortcomings in the provisions and implementation of the Act. The next article will focus on recommendations that seek to ameliorate these limitations and to aid victims of such violence to fully effectuate their rights under the Act. (more…)