• Economic Impact of Domestic Violence: An Analysis

    Author(s):
    Arju R. Jambhulkar, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur
    Editor(s):
    Centre for Socio Legal Research (CSLR) (see profile)
    Date:
    2021
    Subject(s):
    Law
    Item Type:
    Article
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/j7a9-g827
    Abstract:
    Domestic violence is one of the most prevalent crimes in India. The main purpose of this paper is to explore its economic effect on the nation. The first part deals with the different types and categories of costs incurred privately and socially due to the act of domestic violence. It tries to understand and review the existing cost measure and emphasizes consider the intangible costs also while making the policy related to IPV. The second part deals with a non-cooperative model of a family wherein violence exists and what are the way out or solutions for the victim to control the level of violence. The third part shows the dependence of the business cycle or the impact of the down economy as in COVID-19 on the increasing cases of domestic violence. The fourth part deals with the problem of decreasing the rate of involvement of women in the labour work/force of India. It discusses the effect of family structure on the participation or non-participation of a woman and emphasizes providing more opportunities that would be suitable for a woman in a particular area. The fifth part tests whether the hypothesis is proved or disproved based on the above-discussed matter and the last part disscuss the policy implications of the different findings.
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