International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Economics | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023

Violence against Women - Issues, Challenges and Solutions

B. Suresh Lal [5]

Abstract: This paper focuses on what is violence against women, the many types of violence, and the reasons for violence against women and girls. Violence against women and girls has serious physical, economic, and psychological consequences in the short and long-run. Violence against women may cost the state, victims/survivors, and communities much money. Costs might be direct or indirect, tangible or immaterial. Partners or ex-partners commit the majority of femicide cases. One in every 10 European Union women has experienced cyber-harassment since 15 years of age. Alcohol has emerged as a consistent risk factor for partner violence in various settings. Violence against women has been associated with unmarried, separated or divorced, or in a live-in relationship. All levels of law enforcement must be efficient and responsible. Increasing public knowledge is another possible solution-safe consultations with survivors of violence against women and girls.

Keywords: Domestic violence, emotional abuse, the economic cost of abuse, violence in cyberspace, and law enforcement

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,

Pages: 105 - 110

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