This study is an empirical research aimed at identifying the causes of violence against women in graduate schools in Mizoram, and its effect on higher education. The researcher adopted a mixed approach and used quantitative and qualitative methodologies to analyze the context, dynamics and practices implemented in Mizoram Graduate Schools to minimize violence against women. Four forms of abuse, namely physical, verbal, sexual and psychological violence against women, have been seen in various Mizoram degree colleges. Youth fashion, hostile family environment, pressure of examination, peer group, disabilities of women, influence of drugs and alcohol and computer gadgets are main causes of violence against women in Mizoram severely affecting women in higher education and academic achievement. The Government of India should take initiatives to reduce violence against women to improve higher education of women in Mizoram.
Effects of Violence against Women on Higher Education in Mizoram, India.
Journal of International Women's Studies, 22(1), 465-472.
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