Violence against women

Violence against women is a technical term used to collectively refer to violent acts that are primarily or exclusively committed against women. Similar to a hate crime, this type of violence targets a specific group with the victim's gender as a primary motive. The United Nations General Assembly defines "violence against women" as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life." The 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women noted that this violence could be perpetrated by assailants of either gender, family members and even the "State" itself. Worldwide governments and organizations actively work to combat violence against women through a variety of programs. A UN resolution designated November 25 as International Day for the Elimination of Violence...
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Mayank Shukla
Mayank Shukla and 9 more commented on the blog by Harpreet Kaur
on Dec 21, 2014 , 02:43 pm
Harpreet Kaur - Top 7 women safety apps
Let's face it women security has become a major area of concern in India. Be it be, the Nirbhaya case or the horrific Uber cab rape case. Seems like nothing is changing in the country and men think they can do whatever they please! Appalling!! With the ever increasing shameful cases of rape and violence against women it becomes but natural to be prepared for the worst. As its better to be safe than sorry! So what I have come to realize is that in distress situations, your smartphone can prove more »
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Kalpesh Dhebar
Kalpesh Dhebar reposted the blog by Harpreet Kaur
on Dec 18, 2014 , 05:10 pm
Harpreet Kaur - Top 7 women safety apps
Let's face it women security has become a major area of concern in India. Be it be, the Nirbhaya case or the horrific Uber cab rape case. Seems like nothing is changing in the country and men think they can do whatever they please! Appalling!! With the ever increasing shameful cases of rape and violence against women it becomes but natural to be prepared for the worst. As its better to be safe than sorry! So what I have come to realize is that in distress situations, your smartphone can prove more »
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Sourendra K Basu
Sourendra K Basu commented on the discussion by Subhas Roy
on Dec 15, 2014 , 09:19 pm
Subhas Roy - Acid attack on men....ever heard of it?
In India specially, we read of acid attacks on girls and women pretty regularly. Men get jittered at every refusal by the women and next his response is attacking the poor and helpless unassuming girl an acid throw on her face to disfigure it. It more »
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