Fear of violence is an important factor in the lives of most women. Fear of violence is the cause of lack of participation in every sphere of life. There are various forms of crime against women. Sometimes it is even before birth, some times in the adulthood and other phrases of life. In the Indian society, position of women is always perceived in relation to the man.
The Gender violence is so deep rooted in a woman’s lifetime, that freedom from the threat of harassment, battering, and sexual assault is a concept that most of woman have a hard time imagining because violence is such an extensive part of the culture and their spirits. General economic dependence on their families and fear of social ostracization act as a significant deterrent for a woman. Poverty, inability to express, homelessness, isolation from family and friends and many other things contribute to the victimization of the women in society. Instead of putting the perpetrator to justice, the society’s focus shifts to the woman. The patriarchal social norms inhibit
All of this brings to life the women 's sense of fear and insecurity and an obstacle to the realization of their aspirations for equality. There are some types of violenceation against women which are mostly spread in Kyrgyzstan: Physical violence, sexual violence, cultural violence, verbal abuse, psychological violence. Physical, sexual and psychological violence occurring in the family, including battering, sexual abuse of female children in the family, violence related to dowry, marital rape, female genital mutilation female genital mutilation and other traditional practices harmful to women. In general the term "violence against women" means any perfect gender-based act of violence that results in, or is likely to harm the physical, sexual or psychological health or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. Other acts of violence against women include violation of the rights of women in situations of armed conflict, in particular murder, systematic rape, sexual slavery and forced pregnancy
If ancient thinker were so forward in their thinking why then are we so backward? Why are we still ill-treating women and subjugating them to violence and supressing them? The United Nations went on to define 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." Violence against women is also known as ‘gender based’ violence because the acts of violence are committed against women. They are often considered as hate crimes since it targets a specific group with the victim's gender as a primary motive.
The most important human rights are being violated when women are being deprived. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations, denying women and girls equal status, secure living conditions, self-esteem, recognition, and their right to freedom. The aspect of Violence is widely spreading across the spheres of class, creed, religion, income, culture, age and education. Though Violence is forbidden in many societies, when it comes to violation of women’s human rights it is often legitimized under the veil of traditional, cultural and religious practices. The most obvious and habitual form of violence is that which takes place in four walls or at homes which is often ignored or not considered heinous crime and thus a passive response is displayed by the law.
It is kind of an aspect of the society that people are anxious about and would like it to be replaced. Many people may tell that rape is a personal issue but is it really a personal issue? Rape crime is one of the darkest parts of the society and it may be a single crime but it makes people hold down their lives with so much fear that it cannot be called a personal issue as it is related to the society too and it is indeed affecting the society in many scandalous ways. One rape incident can bring about fear in the hearts of a thousand other people, thus affecting society. Rape takes place for many different reasons.
2. FACTORS PROMPTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING Human trafficking is a contemporary form of slavery. It is also termed as modern slavery, which is very much prevalent in today’s world. The increasing rate of human trafficking worldwide implies the serious loss of human rights and the continuing marginalization of women’s roles in the society. It is because mostly women become victimised due to this modern form of slavery.
These effects include competing with other women, demeaning and discrediting themselves, and the further objectification of women within society. The implications of internalized misogyny in the 21st century are varied and can be harmful to society without being confronted because of how they contribute to present oppressive structures. As a result, the current wave of feminism has spread more awareness about these behaviors and how to deal with them (Ferguson) including building solidarity amongst women (David
Violence against women is extensive and is the cruelest social instruments to oppress women. Unequal power disparity has resulted in discrimination against women. Violence against women in India develops even before birth and early life, married life through domestic violence, rape, murder, dowry death etc. Today, gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the most prevalent violations of human rights and public health problems in the world, affecting as many as 1 out of every 3 women. It is also an indicator of gender
(Raza, 2009). Women have had to put up with the impact of having been allocated a weaker position in the culture and suffer because of laws that are moreover not helpful, or those that are approved but not put into practice. With the passage of time, the place of women has not developed much from the days of the 'sati' who was burnt alive at her husband's pyre to the present day practice of burning newlywed brides alive. After that, these victims finished being abused twice – once by their attackers and then, once again, by the very people they