A Statistical Study on Women’s Perception on Violence against Women in Puducherry

Kiruthika Chandrasekaran

Abstract


Violence against women is a crucial topic of discussion in all the countries in the world. Violence against women is classified mainly as physical, sexual and psychological violence. In India, in spite of government’s policy to overcome this problem, violence against women is predominant. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report on violence against women in Puducherry shows that very few incidents are actually reported. The main focus of present study is to know the opinion on violence against women and remedial measures from the women above 18 years of age in Puducherry. Socio-economic characteristics of the respondents are also reported in this paper. The main factors influencing the occurrence of violence against women are also explored using statistical techniques.

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