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An Analysis On Causes Of Crime Against Women In Tamilnadu

M. Santhi, B. A. LL. B. , (Hons), Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science (SIMATS)


Crime against women is a serious issue that affects women worldwide, and it is a violation of human rights. This crime includes various forms of violence, such as domestic violence, sexual harassment, rape, dowry-related violence, female infanticide, forced prostitution, trafficking, and honor killings. Crime against women has devastating effects on women's physical and mental health, their families, and their communities. The main objectives of the study is to address the causes of crime through education, awareness campaigns, legal reforms, and social changes to create a safe and equal society for women. The research method followed is Empirical research. The data is collected through a questionnaire and the sample size is 200. Simple random sampling method was adopted in the study to collect the data. The samples were collected from public places like bus stands. The independent variables are gender, income level, education level of respondents, occupation and marital status. The dependent variables are the problem faced by women, prevention of crime against. The researcher used graphs to analyse the data. This paper concludes crime against women is a serious issue that requires a multifaceted approach to address its underlying causes. Patriarchal mindsets, lack of education, economic dependence, substance abuse, mental health issues, weak legal systems, social norms and attitudes, and lack of awareness and reporting are some of the major causes of crime against women.

Keywords: Women, Crime, Affects, Causes, Problems.


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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