domestic violence

Bombay HC quashes domestic violence case filed by mother against her own daughter

Bombay HC quashes domestic violence case filed by mother against her own daughter

Mother claimed the daughter assaulted her and had several boyfriends

Candid Corner: End the abusive relationship

Candid Corner: End the abusive relationship

I have been in a bad marriage for five years now. I have two children and my husband is abusive. I have been living with my parents on an...Read More

Only husband's relatives by blood, marriage or adoption can be booked under domestic violence: Bombay High Court

Only husband's relatives by blood, marriage or adoption can be booked under domestic violence: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: A stranger or acquaintance to a husband, who is not a relative by blood, marriage or adoption cannot be named as an accused under...Read More

"Duaaon me yaad rakhna": Woman dies after jumping into Sabarmati river owing to domestic violence

"Duaaon me yaad rakhna": Woman dies after jumping into Sabarmati river owing to domestic violence

A 23-year-old woman died from suicide by jumping into the Sabarmati river at the Riverfront side in Ahmedabad Police Thursday allegedly d...Read More

Christina Ricci presents proof of domestic violence in court

Christina Ricci presents proof of domestic violence in court

The actress has received a restraining order from the court against estranged husband James Heerdegen

Domestic violence cases drop by 47% in lockdown

Domestic violence cases drop by 47% in lockdown

Officials of WCD say that the inability of women to step out or call amidst the lockdown might have resulted in fewer cases being registe...Read More

Dear men, domestic violence is never a 'family dispute'

Dear men, domestic violence is never a 'family dispute'

On Tuesday, Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police (Prosecution) Purushottam Sharma was relieved of his duties, after a disturbing vid...Read More

Bhopal: Cases of domestic violence steep down amid lockdown, only 20 cases reported in the past three months

Bhopal: Cases of domestic violence steep down amid lockdown, only 20 cases reported in the past three months

Bhopal: The cases of domestic violence have lessened during the lockdown. The statistics on domestic violence, as provided by the State W...Read More

Twitter launches a dedicated tool to tackle domestic violence in India

Twitter launches a dedicated tool to tackle domestic violence in India

In a bid to help tackle the rise in domestic violence during the social distancing times in India, Twitter on Wednesday launched a dedica...Read More

NCW denies spike in domestic violence cases, claims credit for better 'reporting mechanism'

NCW denies spike in domestic violence cases, claims credit for better 'reporting mechanism'

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and consequent lockdown, a news report claimed that there had been a sharp increase in domestic viol...Read More

The sensational case of the Bobbitts from the nineties resurfaces

The sensational case of the Bobbitts from the nineties resurfaces

The word 'Bobbitt' — today synonymous with penis removal — has its origin in the story of Lorena Bobbitt, who chopped the 'appendage' of ...Read More

Sharp increase in domestic violence cases in US during coronavirus lockdown

Sharp increase in domestic violence cases in US during coronavirus lockdown

Forced to stay with a violent family member or partner, it may be more difficult, if not dangerous, for victims to seek help when the abu...Read More

NCW launches WhatsApp number to report domestic violence during lockdown

NCW launches WhatsApp number to report domestic violence during lockdown

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) launched a WhatsApp number --7217735372 - on Friday to report cases of domestic violen...Read More

UN chief encourages governments to prevent violence against women amid coronavirus lockdown

UN chief encourages governments to prevent violence against women amid coronavirus lockdown

"Violence is not confined to the battlefield," said Guterres in a statement and video released in multiple languages, days after his call...Read More

Amid coronavirus lockdown, victims of domestic violence fear their safety at home and outside

Amid coronavirus lockdown, victims of domestic violence fear their safety at home and outside

Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, people have ...Read More

I understood the meaning of patriarchy after I started working: Taapsee Pannu

I understood the meaning of patriarchy after I started working: Taapsee Pannu

New Delhi: Growing up in an environment where she could question anything and everything, the true meaning of patriarchy came home to her...Read More

KEM centre for survivors of abuse sees few takers

KEM centre for survivors of abuse sees few takers

Mumbai: For want of sufficient awareness, the 24x7 One Stop Centre at the King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital has only been able to tend ...Read More

France: Protesters to march against deadly domestic violence

France: Protesters to march against deadly domestic violence

Paris: Protesters will march through Paris to pressure the French government to take stronger steps to prevent deadly domestic violence, ...Read More

Mumbai court can take call on domestic violence in US

Mumbai court can take call on domestic violence in US

A bench of Justice Sambhaji Shinde has accordingly dismissed a plea filed by a US-based IT professional, who challenged a Magistrate’s or...Read More

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