By Shamita Das Dasgupta,Sharmila Rudrappa,Bandana Purkayastha,Anitha Venkataramain-Kothari,Ruksana Ayyub,Bidya Ranjeet,Sandeep Hunjan,Shelagh Towson,Maunica Sthanki,Diya Kallivayalil,V.G. Julie Rajan,Grace Poore,Prajna Choudhury,Sunita Puri,Shashi Jain,Mande
In physique proof, greater than twenty students and public future health pros discover the original demanding situations confronted via sufferers of violence in intimate areas . . . inside of households, groups and relied on relationships in South Asian American groups. issues comprise cultural obsession with women's chastity and virginity; the ongoing silence surrounding intimate violence between ladies who determine themselves as lesbian, bisexual, or transgender; the effects of refusing marriage proposals or failing to satisfy dowry calls for; and, finally, the ways that the U.S. courts usually confuse and exacerbate the plights of those women.
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