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Ameer hamza 15-NTU-0017
Haseeb Ur Rehman 15-NTU-
M. Abuzar Zaidi 15-NTU-0069
Gender violence can occur to all the genders including
gender diverse individuals, male, female adults and
children. For example war is such a circumstance where
gender based violence is seen, the general perspective is
that men make of vast majority of the combatants on the
other hand women, children and old age people form the
vast majority of the civilians(the two basic entities of war)
cases like pharaoh and Prophet Musa a.s in which all the
male new borns were killed just because of a certain
threat to the Pharaoh’s rule and Srebrenica massacre in
which 8000 men and children were slaughtered just
because of the threat they could end up joining the armed
forces in Bosnian war.
Country Violence percentage
Asia Violence against women is a serious concern in Asian countries specially in
South Asian region. Some statistics regarding the after-marriage gender violence on
women aged 15-49 in South Asian countries are as following:
Gender based violence on
right to life; important institutional measures.
right to liberty and security of person.
right to equal protection under the law.
right not to be subjected to torture.
right to the highest attainable standard of physical
and mental health.
right to equality.
right to be free from all forms of discrimination.
right to just and favorable conditions of work.
Violence against women
“any act of gender based violence that results
in, or is likely to result in, physical, 5 sexual or
psychological harm or suffering to women,
including threats of such acts, coercion, or
arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether
occurring in public or in private life.”
National Laws for the
Protection of Women
The national legal framework contains the following recent
pro-women laws and amendments:
The Acid Control and Acid Crime Prevention Act,
Prevention of Anti-Women Practices Act, 2011
Criminal Law (Amendment) (Offense of Rape) Act
Criminal Law (Amendment) (Offences in the name
or pretext of Honour) Act, 2016
Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016
Hindu Marriage Act, 2017