Community and Law Enforcements in Preventing Elderly Abuse – Critical Analysis on Human values in India

chandra shekar S.V


Nowadays people are confined with life style of stress, adjusted and isolated dramatically to the progressive dimension of stressful life in working condition, property, status, wealth. On the other end somewhere people are being suppressing the humanistic approach of the natural human tendencies, humanity and human values. Socialization makes man civilized, but some sort of attitudes is forcing society into innumerous social problems. In that, violence’s, abuses are undoubtedly mixed up as a part of the livelihood. In that main concern on elderly abuse and neglecting old people is terribly considered to be violence against elders. The gerontology and its values are more concern in recent development. The 21st century is designated as “Century of elderly person”. There are various reasons to know about the elderly people and their problems also their condition, physically, socially, economically, and psychologically. The role of Law enforcements is to work for prevention of violence by influencing and implementing various legal factors in order to prevent also in order to look upon the conditions. The present existing laws in regardence with elderly abuse ,and other form of domestic violence’s and their present impact on the society, preventive measures and break down of human values are critically made analysis, discussed in this paper by various secondary sources like reports of institutes, surveys and also in consideration of existing law and community services .

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