Domestic Violence Act can be used against women


The order assumes importance in the wake of raging debate whether the law enacted for the welfare of women can be used against them or not, as different high courts have expressed “conflicting views.”
Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau, on the provisions for protection of women int he  2005 Act,  said the law provided that a wife can file complaint against her husband and his relatives which include both males and females.

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