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Man booked for domestic violence after he threatened his ‘wife’: Vadodara Cops

January 13, 2021 7:37 pm

The man is out on bail in an earlier case of kidnapping the woman when she was a minor.

'Simmering discontent between LGBTIQ members and parents leads to crisis cases'

December 23, 2020 10:57 pm

Stressing on why LGBTIQ members go through a tough time, Dr Arvind Panchanadikar, psychiatrist, said, “When the families are finding it difficult to make ends meet, they unfortunately treat LGBTIQ members as a burden. In such cases, it is likely that there is violence.”

Forceful lyrics on domestic violence strike chord in China

December 17, 2020 6:25 pm

Across multiple social media platforms, many are praising Tan for speaking out and calling attention to something that many do not discuss publicly.

Domestic violence cases double in Karnataka

December 16, 2020 8:16 am

NFHS-4 data was for 2015-16. The next round of NFSH-5 data is likely to be released next summer.

Domestic violence: Chandigarh court summons Delhi magistrate on Feb 1 next year

December 10, 2020 10:56 am

The Chandigarh court, however, had passed an interim protection order in 2014, granting relief to the woman, restraining all the accused from committing any act of domestic violence.

Be connected for emergencies: Angelina Jolie's message to women fearing abuse over holidays

December 09, 2020 7:13 pm

Nearly 243 million women were abused by an intimate partner in the past year, according to a report by UN Women. And fewer than 40 per cent of the women who experience violence either report it or seek help

Gender-based violence was predictable, and preventable, fallout of lockdown

November 25, 2020 8:48 am

When the pandemic hit, whole societies took cover with zero social protection in place, triggering a humanitarian crisis to equal the impact of COVID-19.

Maharashtra: From 7,000 domestic violence cases in a year before Covid, tally dips to 883 in last 6 months

October 03, 2020 1:36 am

A total of 6,571 women had sought help across the state, of which 3,448 were given general family counselling while 363 got medical call, 1,973 got psychological counselling and 532 got short term shelter facility.

Cop beats wife in MP: How pandemic has worsened domestic violence, abuse

September 29, 2020 7:04 pm

Ever since the pandemic began, the UN reported that while Lebanon and Malaysia saw the number of calls to helplines double -- compared with the same month last year -- in China, they have tripled

Punjab: Webinar organised on rise in domestic violence during coronavirus pandemic

August 10, 2020 1:48 am

The speakers suggested practical ways to combat the menace by community and family participation. The speakers emphasised on changing the perception of gender roles and breaking the barriers of stereotypes.


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.