How does this explainer help the user?
Women in India are protected from being abused physically, psychologically, verbally, emotionally, sexually or monetarily by their family. The law not only protects them from their husband/partner but anyone (male or female) in their family or their husband’s family. This explainer provides information on the domestic violence law and steps for legal action women can take.
What are the laws being discussed?
This explainer discusses the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Rules, 2006and the Indian Penal Code, 1860.