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Violence between female in-laws in India

  title={Violence between female in-laws in India},
  author={Martin Rew and Geetanjali Gangoli and Aisha K Gill},
  journal={Journal of international women's studies},
Indian mothers-in law are consistently legally implicated in violence against their daughters-in-law, particularly in dowry-related cases. This paper explores whether current sociological, psycho-dynamic and feminist explanations are adequate, arguing that policy and research must incorporate deeper understandings of the relationship between violence, abuse and the continuum of everyday practices of power and control in middle-class Indian households if women are to be protected from abuse… 


Background: Globally, one in three women experiences intimate partner violence (IPV) in her lifetime. This is also true in India, where 30-40% of cases also involve members of the wider household,


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