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.
Many-a-times it is the by-product of a patriarchal society, one in which women are denied equal rights and are often made to be house wives or treated lesser than a man. It is often observed that men who our ill-literate, have a history of child abuse or have been exposed to violence themselves often commit violence against women. On the other hand it is seen that women who are ill-literate, have been exposed to violence or have been exposed to violence are more like to be accepting of violent behaviour and male privilege and okay with a subordinate
The study again realized the existing social reality that violence against women are primarily gender-based, embedded in different layers of our society. This analysis shows that there are multiple causes, social factors of violence against women involved in sex working profession, as well as certain prescriptions from the participants and also came up that how to develop resistance. One of the fundamental causes of violence against women is in every sense the unequal power equation between men and women, the patriarchal logic that govern the society lead to discrimination. This research unfolded that being women in general and a part of the ‘tabooed’ community sex workers face sheer violation, for example, most of them reported that ‘rehabilitation to mainstream society’ almost becomes impossible to them. 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.
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.
Undoubtedly, one of the most women’s oppressed is a sex crime. Women have been victimized by sex crime for a long time.1 In this chapter, researchers divide the content into two main parts. The first part shows the definition of rape culture: rape, victim, perpetrator and culture. The next part displays related researches. 2.
The problem about violation against human rights has been one of the problems in our society. Number of cases and forms of violence against women not decreasing, it is conversely increasing. Considering about violence against women we should note that domestic violence is one of the most spread type of violence. This type of violence impacts the most negative for the society. Violence against girls and women and its criminal sides should not be only theme of talking in women’s society.
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.
Do you think rape culture has become a bigger issue in today 's society? I do agree that rape culture is still an ongoing problem across the world. According to Melissa Ecwan, rape culture is defined as, “encouraging male sexual aggression”, and “is regarding violence as sexy and sexuality as violent” (Rape Culture 101). Rape culture allows men to rape women in which people find it to be a normal thing. Rape is a horrible crime, no one should ever go through that, it causes the victim a lot of trauma which then leads them to having depression and self blame.
As grim as the idea of rape with limited to no punishment can be, it is becoming a reality. From not being taken seriously to being completely ignored, rape and sexual assault are treated as minor crimes to many people. Certain laws allow these crimes to be brushed away when in reality, rape can be fatal. The severe impact rape and sexual assault can have on a person lasts a lifetime, with no breath of fresh air or sanity. The mild consequences perpetrators face desensitizes the rest of the world and our growing society to the true horrors of rape and strengthens rape culture.
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