Violence In Violence Against Women

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Etymology of Violence according to Oxford Dictionary reveals that violence comes in Middle English via Old French from Latin Violentia, from Violent ‘Vehement, Violent’ meaning ‘the unlawful exercise of physical force or intimidation by the exhibition of such force. In general sense violence involves getting the work done forcefully without his or her heartedly wish or consent. Violence depicts the domination of one over the other: domination of stronger over the weaker. The phenomena of stronger and weaker may be a subject of strength or force or it may be outcome of outdated social codes of belief. In the present scenario, the term violence or the phrase ‘Violence against Women’ strongly favours the later one. The women are weaker and hence…show more content…
It is the nature of women to seduce men in this world. For that reason the wise are never under guarded in the in the company of females. But psychologists tell nature is different from one person to the other. It does not involve any symptom of caste, complexion, creed, sex and religion. In the present scenario the code of Manusmriti does not hold true. It is fake and forcefully imposed on females due to male domination and supremacy in the society. (ii) “Avidvamsamlam….”-2/65/214. Women, true to their class character, are capable of leading astray men in this world. Not only a fool but even a learned and wise man both become slaves of desires. This code is also misleading. A learned or a wise man leads way to others. How can he be misled? All are performing the same work. Science tells a human creature possesses vast memory. There is no description of male or female in it. This code holds false. (iii) “Matra swastra….”-2/65/215. One should avoid sitting alone with one’s mother, daughter, or sister. Since carnal desire is always strong, it can lead to…show more content…
All the codes involve physically, mentally and emotionally violence against women. Life of women in the past was no less than hell and like the life of animals. All ages are evidence of Violence against women. In Treta Yuga, Sita had to face violence caused by Ram. She had to give fire ordeal thrice. In Ramayan Uttar Kand, Valmiki narrates Sita’s another ‘fire ordeal’, “ Yathaham Raghavadanyam...” ( Ramayana, 94/14-15/899. Renuka, Parshuram’s mother and the wife of Jamadagni was beheaded by her own son ordered by his father. Her eyes happened to see a group of Gandhatvas bathing in the river where she went to fetch water in a raw earthen pitcher to perform havan being performed by her

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