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Domestic violence: Levels, correlates, causes, impact and response: A community based study of married women from Mumbai slums

Authors : Khot, Anagha; Menon, Sumita; Dilip, T. R.

Published Year: 2004

Mumbai: CEHAT, 62 p., June 2004. [ISBN 81-89042-29-7]

This study brings out clear evidence of wide-spread prevalence of domestic violence within the community, looks at the reasons for the violence and explores what women do to seek help to come out of such a situation. The scope of this study was limited to ever-married women and to violence within marital relationships. Despite its specific limited scope, this research is a significant contribution to the literature on domestic violence in India. Download full report