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Domestic violence is the violent act of one spouse on another.
It includes harm or injuries which endanger the health, safety, life, limb, or well-being of women. DV does not just include physical abuse but also mental, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse.
What is considered domestic violence under law?
Domestic violence as defined under section 3 of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 includes:
Any kind of harm/ injury that is likely to endanger the life, health, limb, and well-being of the woman whether physical or mental.
Or any harassment with a view to coerce the woman or any person related to her to meet any unlawful demand of property or security (dowry).
Procedure for filing a domestic violence case
The victim of domestic violence or any witness of the offense, on her behalf, can file an FIR/complaint with the local police officer, or the protection officer, or service provider, or directly to the Magistrate.
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