“Stop Importing Weapons of Family Destruction!”

  title={“Stop Importing Weapons of Family Destruction!”},
  author={S. Lodhia},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={905 - 936}
  • S. Lodhia
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Violence Against Women
  • A critical, albeit understudied, dimension of the backlash against women’s anti-violence advocacy is the rise of Indian men’s rights organizations formed to lobby for changes to, and in some cases, the complete abolition of vital legal protections for women. Utilizing cyber forums, public protests, and print media, these groups disseminate narratives of women wreaking destruction on the Indian family through their alleged misuse of “gender-biased” laws. These activities are significant because… CONTINUE READING
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