Marital Violence , Human Development and Women ’ s Property Status in India PRADEEP PANDA Population Council , New Delhi , India and

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  title={Marital Violence , Human Development and Women ’ s Property Status in India PRADEEP PANDA Population Council , New Delhi , India and},
  author={Bina Agarwal},
  year={2005}
}
— If development means the expansion of human capabilities, then freedom from domestic violence should be an integral part of any exercise for evaluating developmental progress. This paper focuses on a hitherto unexplored factor underlying women’s risk of marital violence, namely, women’s property status. Many studies have examined the scale and correlates of marital violence, but neglected this dimension. Based on a household survey in Kerala (India), the authors assess the prevalence and… CONTINUE READING

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