“Native American,” “American Indian,” and “Indigenous people” are all acceptable terms. Some terms, on the other hand, simply arent polite, accurate or acceptable in any context. These include: “Indian.” On its own, “Indian” refers to people from India, so you wouldnt use it to describe an Indigenous person.
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Data from the National Family Health Survey reveals that the number of men who say physical abuse is justified has fallen faster over the past 10 years. Data from theÂ National Family Health Survey-4 2015-2016 released on 12 January said that while 52 per cent of women surveyed believe it is reasonable for a husband to beat his wife, only 42 per cent of men agree with it.
As part of the survey women and men in the 15-49 age group were asked if physical abuse of a wife by her husband is justified. Women in the 40-49 age group and men in the 15-19 age group were found to be more inclined to justify physical abuse. The survey also found that acceptance Is it OK to say Indian?
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physical abuse was higher in rural areas, and decreased with education and wealth. The attitude towards wife-beating varies across India, with the highest agreement among women recorded both in Telangana and Manipur 84 per cent and the lowest in Sikkim 17 per cent.
Among men, the highest acceptance for this form of domestic abuse was in Telangana. The survey found 75 per cent men in the state thought it was justified to beat their spouses.
The lowest acceptance for domestic abuse was recorded in Sikkim, with just 6 per cent men accepting it. The survey also says that of the respondents, Christian men and women justified physical abuse the most among religious groups. Of members from the community, 56. But the news media is in a crisis of its own.
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