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Legal Shorts; SC: Violence against/Abuse of women – Gender neutral nature of, clarified.

Held, physical abuse, verbal abuse, emotional abuse and economic abuse can all be by women against other women – Even sexual abuse may, in a given fact circumstance, be by one woman on another.

Case:
Hiral P. Harsora Vs. Kusum Narottamdas Harsora

Citation:
(2016) 10 SCC 165: AIR 2016 SC 4774.

Bench Stenghth – 2.
Coram: Kurian Joseph and R.F. Nariman, JJ.

Date of decision: 6-10-2016
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Shared by:
ADV. MAHESH VASWANI,
MUMBAI.
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