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Domestic violence cases in India increased 53% between 2001 and 2018: Study

April 29, 2022 6:37 pm

The data analysed by the researchers was extracted from the annual reports of the National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB) under four domestic violence crime headings.

22-year-old woman, brother held for murdering her mother-in-law

April 11, 2022 8:43 pm

Deepika’s husband Sandeep Sarwaiya (27), a native of Nasedi village in Amreli taluka, was working as a diamond polisher in Surat and was on night shift when the incident happened.

Magistrate court drops charges against relatives of a man in domestic violence case

April 10, 2022 1:26 am

Passing the order, Juidicial Magistrate First Class, Shivajinagar, said the allegations made against the relatives were vague. The court said since “no specific incident” was mentioned, it was not seen the relatives had committed domestic violence against the applicant.

Turning trauma into art, Brazilian tattoo artist gives women reason to smile

March 21, 2022 11:55 am

The studio of Sao Paulo tattoo artist Karlla Mendes has already applied its skill to more than 150 women in the Brazilian megacity with its 'We Are Diamonds' project.

Over 25% women in the world have experienced domestic violence: Study

February 17, 2022 11:44 am

This study aims to provide baseline estimates for intimate partner violence against women on global, regional, and country-wide levels to help governments monitor their progress towards this target and inform policy and programming to prevent and respond to violence.

All-women news organisation in rural India elated at Oscar nod

February 10, 2022 3:04 pm

"House of Gucci," a star-studded movie about the feuding family behind the Italian fashion label, was excluded from all of the major categories, including best leading actress.

In Greece, a string of killings pushes domestic abuse into the spotlight

January 24, 2022 3:55 pm

In Greece, police recorded acts of domestic violence against 5,705 women in the first 10 months of last year, up nearly 60% from the same period of 2020.

A short film sheds light on domestic violence and its lingering impact

January 16, 2022 10:10 am

🔴 Pune-based filmmaker Deepti Ghatge has made a five-minute on domestic abuse titled 'Swamaan Se' (With Dignity), which won the special jury mention at the 14th Jaipur International Film Festival on January 7.

Merely living together for few days not enough for live-in relationship claim: Punjab and Haryana HC

December 16, 2021 6:12 pm

Justice Manoj Bajaj observed that the length of the relationship coupled with the discharge of certain duties and responsibilities towards each other makes such a relationship akin to marital relations.

Over 70% women in 11 states, 1 UT never told anyone about violence experienced by them: Survey

November 28, 2021 10:40 pm

According to NFHS-5, the proportion of such women was over 80 per cent in four states and one union territory -- Assam (81.2 per cent), Bihar (81.8 per cent), Manipur (83.9 per cent), Sikkim (80.1 per cent), and Jammu and Kashmir (83.9 per cent).


France pledges millions to stop domestic violence after mass protests

November 26, 2019 10:11 am

At least 138 women have been killed by their partners this year in France, according to activists who track the deaths. Many had reported abuse to police.