Abusive parents ensure that the submissive role of a child continues even after they have grown into adults, especially of their daughters, who are already made vulnerable by the patriarchy.
We edify the idea of home so much that we forget that it can easily become the breeding ground of rights violations.
Choice in terms of marriage is reflective of the highly intolerant views that we as a society hold towards people who belong to the 'other' communities which leads to social exclusion.
In the cases where the child sexual abuse is disclosed by the survivor, it becomes a threat to the 'honour and dignity' that has been earned by the family for generations.
भारत में ऐसी कोई सर्वे रिपोर्ट बेहद सीमित मात्रा में उपलब्ध है, जिससे यह पता चलता है कि कितने युवक-युवतियों के शादी से पहले संबंध रहे है| पर ये सीमित आंकडें कोई पुख्ता तस्वीर सामने लाने के लिए काफी नहीं है|