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Contents List of Appendices Foreword by Chandni Joshi and Sadig Rashid Preface and Acknowledgements 1. Overview: Reflections on Violence against Women and the Legal Systems of some South Asian Countries Savitri Goonesekre 2. Violence against Women and the Indian Law Kirti Singh 3. Violence against Women: The Legal Systems and Institutional Responses in Pakistan Hina Gilani and Emam M. Ahmed 4. Sri Lanka: The Law's Response to Women Victims of Violence Shyamala Gomez and Mario Gomez Appendices Select Bibliography Notes on Editor and Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women Crimes against South Asia, Abused women Legal status, laws, etc, South Asia