Women face violence from the womb till grave; women with disabilities suffer double the discrimination: Madras High Court

"Despite the imposition of severe punishments, the attitude of society towards women is not changed completely. Violence is something she is born with, from womb till grave", the Court said.
Sexual violence, Madras HC
Sexual violence, Madras HC

Despite harsh laws, women continue to face violence from womb till grave, observed the Madras High Court recently while confirming the conviction and sentence of three men who were caught trying to disrobe a deaf and mute widow, in an alleged attempt to rape her (Saravanamuthu and ors v. State).

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