Control and Support Models of Help-Seeking Behavior in Women Experiencing Domestic Violence in India

@article{Mahapatro2014ControlAS,
  title={Control and Support Models of Help-Seeking Behavior in Women Experiencing Domestic Violence in India},
  author={Meerambika Mahapatro and Rn Gupta and Vinay K. Gupta},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={464 - 475}
}
In India, there is limited prioritization of domestic violence, which is seen as a private and family matter, and handled as a social responsibility rather than a complaint or crime. Despite the Domestic Violence Act, implemented in 2006, the widespread phenomenon of domestic violence across Indian states goes unreported. Using control and support models, this article aims to examine women’s behavior in seeking help while dealing with partner violence. It is a population-based analytical cross… 
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