Domestic Violence in India , Part by Barbara Burton, Nata Duvvury, Anuradha Rajan, Nisha Varia

In 1997, ICRW began a three-year research program on domestic violence in India in partnership with researchers from a range of Indian academic and nongovernmental organizations.This report summarizes three studies: a household study by Leela Visaria that enumerates and elucidates trends of domestic violence in rural Gujarat and provides a backdrop to the intervention studies; and two studies, one by Nishi Mitra and the other by Veena Poonacha and Divya Pandey, that document and analyze the range of organized responses to domestic violence against women being implemented by the state and non-governmental sectors in India.

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