Crime Against Women in India: A Statistical Review

R.N. Mangoli, Ganapati N. Tarase

Abstract


In Indian society, woman occupies a vital position and venerable place. The Vedas glorified women as the mother, the creator, one who gives life and worshipped her as a ‘Devi’ or Goddess. But their glorification was rather mythical for at the same time, in India women found herself totally suppressed and subjugated in a patriarchal society. Indian women through the countries remained subjugated and oppressed because society believed in clinging on to orthodox beliefs for the brunt of violence—domestic as well as public, Physical, emotional and mental.

Full Text:

PDF


International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory | ISSN : 1916-2782