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Activists demand laws to protect men, kin from domestic violence from The Times of India, 01/14/2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

img-icon-newsA recent domestic violence incident, in which a daughter-in-law was beating her mother-in-law has Indian’s advocating for more domestic violence laws and protections.

“Family laws in India protect only daughters-in-law. The reality is men and their families are also harassed by the daughters-in-law. These incidents are not even rare. Our organization has many similar complaints. As there is no law to punish such women, no action is taken against them,” said president of Save Indian Family Foundation (SIFF) Rajesh Vakharia.

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