Domestic Violence and Violation of Child’s Right in India


  • Suparna Bandyopadhyay Teaching Assistant, Department of Law, University of North Bengal Author


Domestic violence or abuse is a behavioral pattern used by one person to maintain power and control over another in a relationship. The term domestic refers to running of a family or a home. Violence means a behaviour involving physical force intending to hurt, damage or killing someone. Domestic violence does not discriminate anyone. Person of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender can be a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence. A domestic violence may have direct or indirect impact on a child. A child may not be abused physically who is passively participating in such relationship by seeing and experiencing the trauma of such abuse rather participation can also cause mental pain or long-term change of attitude. Treating a child differently or creating a dreadful environment can shatter a child’s life by leading them to death. Violence against children in general and domestic violence in particular, is a multidimensional problem, which requires a more serious approach by the state, NGOs, citizens and domestic members themselves, who subdue directly or indirectly to the violent actions.


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How to Cite

Domestic Violence and Violation of Child’s Right in India. (2024). GLS KALP: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 1(4), 1-12.