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Title:
HOME - A SITE OF VIOLENCE

Authors:
Shagun Sethi

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Shagun Sethi
Student, Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi

MLA 8
Sethi, Shagun. "HOME - A SITE OF VIOLENCE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 6273-6278, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=438. Accessed Nov. 2018.
APA
Sethi, S. (2018, November). HOME - A SITE OF VIOLENCE. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(11), 6273-6278. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=438
Chicago
Sethi, Shagun. "HOME - A SITE OF VIOLENCE." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 11 (November 2018), 6273-6278. Accessed November, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=438.

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Abstract:
This paper first deals with the definitions of violence, and analyses how in contemporary times, they are extremely limited as they only cover physical abuse. It then analyses the depths of emotional violence and how the domestic becomes the site of such exploitation and abuse for women. Further, we trace the life of ordinary women - from the time of birth to the time of their death, analysing and understanding the violence they face at each stage. These stages include the natal home, the conjugal home and old age. The paper explores the inherent and subtle ways in which women are treated as alien and external beings. The conclusion looks at the importance to documenting emotional violence as a legitimate kind of violence and the need for mass populations to understand the feminist agenda in a more nuanced manner.