There is a trend in media and society to discredit and denigrate all men in general, and so it should come as no surprise that the personal life and reputation of someone like Albert Einstein could also not have been immune to such perfidious onslaught.
India’s PWDVA (Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005) is well known for its steadfast refusal of acknowledging that violence inside a home can be against other members of family except wives/live-in women partners. The name of the act itself says it all that it is only to grant relief to women, and the content of the act makes it clear it is only for women living in relationship of nature of wife with a man.
Memorandum against abuse and arrests of mothers-in-law and sisters-in-law in Section 498a and DV act cases.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, 2012, we the women representing the community of mothers-in-law and sisters-in-law would highlight the discrimination and abuse faced by us in Karnataka and all over India.