Now, the Indian man cries domestic violence
Sunday, November 1, 2009
One in Three Campaign

Domestic violence is the number one cause of suicide among married men, according to India's National Crime Record Bureau. If 'Men are from Mars, and Women from Venus', then, who's beating the crap out of the Indian man in the sanctity of his marital home? It appears that the standard roles appear to have been reversed, at least in India, if the cries of battered husbands are anything to go by. Now, helpless and harassed men are demanding protection from their abusive wives and in-laws. While stringent Indian laws have protected the fairer sex from domestic violence, now it is the Indian man who laments he is out in the cold.

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