domestic violence

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

Arrest warrant issued for Indian pacer Mohammed Shami

Arrest warrant issued for Indian pacer Mohammed Shami

In 2018, Hasin Jahan had accused the cricketer of domestic violence.

Indore: Victim of domestic violence? Now, know what to do…

Indore: Victim of domestic violence? Now, know what to do…

Indore: In a bid to help women fight back domestic violence and harassment, an awareness event was organised under domestic workers movem...Read More

Mumbai: Arzoo Govitrikar files domestic violence case against hubby

Mumbai: Arzoo Govitrikar files domestic violence case against hubby

Mumbai: Model and Bollywood actor Arzoo Govitrikar has filed an offence of domestic violence against her businessman-husband, police said...Read More

Child has the right to spend equal time with both parents: Bombay High Court

Child has the right to spend equal time with both parents: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: Observing that a child has the right to spend equal time with both the parents, the Bombay High Court held a father can move an a...Read More

Government in process of preparing Bill to attach properties of NRI husbands in domestic violence cases

Government in process of preparing Bill to attach properties of NRI husbands in domestic violence cases

The Centre is working on a bill which will allow the government to attach properties of NRI husbands if they do not respond to court summ...Read More

Giving triple talaq amounts to domestic violence: Bombay HC

Giving triple talaq amounts to domestic violence: Bombay HC

Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court recently held that pronouncing triple talaq and harassing the wife, amounts to dom...Read More

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