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Acid Attacks: A Major Threat To Woman

Arshi Pathak, Sharda University


Acid attacks, has become a daily news that, it has just become a usual thing for us, this apprehension is not just in our country but all over the world. This crime is an act of violence that heinous necessitates throwing acid on the victim. Usually they target the victim’s face that leads to severe pain and permanent blemish of that body part, sometimes it may lead to dreadful infection. According to a survey this unfortunate event comes to pass mostly when women take a firm decision by saying NO to marriage or rejection of love for any cause, this does not go right for men and their male instinct comes to their fore. Accessibility and inexpensiveness of acid makes it easy to purchase and makes it a major point for gradual inclination of acid attacks. This has become an ideal weapon for a heinous crime against women. In this research paper the causes, the factors, the effects of acid attacks as well as the implementation of strong education, the role of law programs and recommendations

Keywords: Acid Attack, Legal Comparison, Causes, Effects, Criminal Acts, Apprehension on women

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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