The Voices of Battered Women in India

  title={The Voices of Battered Women in India},
  author={Subadra Panchanadeswaran and Catherine Koverola},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={736 - 758}
This study endeavors to give voice to marginalized, understudied women who were abused in India. The study included 90 women who were abused who were seeking help to address violence perpetrated against them by their husbands. A semistructured interview was used to collect data on abuse characteristics, consequences of abuse, and help-seeking behavior. Findings reveal that the vast majority of participants experienced daily abuse that was extremely severe, with 70% reporting they lived under… 

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