Men must help stop violence against women

The incidents of violence against women are rising in the district and a lot of work is needed to raise awareness about such problems in the region: Said Dr Sanjay, reader in the department of Social Work, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth and regional coordinator of Men's Action for Stopping Violence Against Women (MASVAW), while talking to TOI on Monday.

Referring to the registered cases of violence against women in the district, he said as many as 193 murders had been reported till September 2008, against 168 murders in 2007. Similarly, other kinds of violence against women, say dowry and eve-teasing, had been also been increasing during that period, he added...


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