Women and Domestic Violence in India: Sociological Perspective.
The main problem is that, the importance of the domestic work has been totally ignored in our society. Domestic violence is behavioral problem which is related to the emotional, psychological and physical aspects. It is observed that, a person who is in an intimate relationship tends to control the other on the bases of gender. India has a long social tradition of having male dominance over women. In the context to the dominant family structure, it becomes a system in the household wherein the father dominates the whole family. Domestic violence includes harassment maltreatment, cruelty and even the threat at assault intimidation.
This study focuses on gender based disparity in family relationship especially, the dominance overpowered by man. The researcher has selected the cases of domestic violence in the court of Sangli district and total sample size is 50 and the researcher has used purposive sample method and analyzed the cases from the legal and sociological perspectives.