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women suffer in lockdown

                 WOMEN SUFFER IN LOCKDOWN 
BY : NEHA SHAHAB 

DUE TO COVID 19 PANDEMIC MANY COUNTRY IMPOSED LOCKDOWN WORLDWIDE AS WELL AS IN INDIA.  THE LOCKDOWN AFFECTED WOMEN ALOT. ACCORDING TO THE SURVEY THAT IT WAS WELL DOCUMENTED THAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAS BEEN INCREASED IN MANY COUNTRIES DURING THE LOCKDOWN.
BUT IN INDIA A NUMBER OF CASES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS REPORTED DURING THE LOCKDOWN. A REPORT PUBLISHED BY WHO THAT MORE THAN 80,000 WOMEN KILLED IN 2012 AND MOST OF THEM WERE VIOLATED BY INTIMATE OR FAMILY MEMBERS. 
AS THE LOCKDOWN IMPOSED NATION WIDE THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES INCREASED EXTENSIVELY. IT WAS WELL DEMARCATED THAT THE RATES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAVE INCREASED AFTER LOCKDOWN IN INDIA.
AT THE BEGINNING OF THE LOCKDOWN SOMEWHERE IN MARCH IN 2020 THERE 247 CASES REPORTED OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN CHAIRPERSON REPORT THAT HIGHEST NUMBER OF CASES REPORTED FROM PUNJAB DURING THE LOCKDOWN.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DUE TO LOCKDOWN IN INDIA AS WELL AS ALL OVER THE WORLD HAS EMERGED AS A BIG PUBLIC HEALTH THREATS. 
THE EFFECT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS MORE DANGEROUS THAN PHYSICAL EFFECT. IT BRINGS DEPRESSION,  EATING PROBLEMS,  NIGHTMARES. EVEN IN THESE WORSE SITUATIONS WOMEN THOUGHTS OF DOING SUICUDE. 
PEOPLE SHOULD UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY ARE DOING WITH THERE WOMEN , THEY MUST BE A ORGANIZATION TO TAKE URGENT ACTIONS FOR THE WOMEN WHO ARE SUFFERING WITH THIS AND TAKE THEM OUT OF IT URGENT ACTION ARE REQUIRED TO OVERCOME THESE LONG LASTING 
SOCIAL PROBLEMS.