Domestic Violence increases in the State


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Domestic Violence increases in the State

Thiruvananthapuram: Within the state women are more subjected to violence in their own home. 51% of the total violence against women are domestic violence. The report made by Delhi Institute of Social Science says women are facing this either from relatives or from neighbors.

There is marginal increase in the rate of violence against women in the last 10 years. Women are subject to either direct or indirect violence. Disturbing to Sexual Harassment are happening against them. The most subjected to this is of age 19 to 45 while less than 19 are next.

The most exploited are illiterate women. Among working women, daily wages are most subject says the report. Outside home, they are tortured in schools, colleges and trains too.

The report says media including the social media have their roles in increasing the violence.

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