Domestic Violence against Men in India: A Perspective

@article{Kumar2012DomesticVA,
  title={Domestic Violence against Men in India: A Perspective},
  author={Anant Kumar},
  journal={Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={290 - 296}
}
  • Anant Kumar
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment
In the absence of any systemic data, with more men coming up and reporting violence by women, it is important to understand and examine the issue of violence against men by women and associated factors. With changing gender roles and power relations, the author predicts that this will increase in the future, which will have far-reaching consequences and implications for the larger society and relationships between men and women. The paper attempts to understand the dynamics and factors that… Expand

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