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Domestic abuse

Maharashtra launches digital campaign against cyber bullying, domestic abuse

More than 50 webinars will be held across the state to educate and train young girls and women and certify them as “cyber sakhis”.

23 Jul 2020 8:39 PM

Russia fears the return of other demons while under lockdown

Alcoholism and reports of domestic abuse are on the rise since the country went into lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus

30 Apr 2020 9:10 AM

Coronavirus lockdown leads to rise in domestic violence in Iraq

Activists have long pushed the government to adopt a better domestic violence law that would help victims and deter possible abusers

26 Apr 2020 1:33 PM

Fighting for her rights!

Mumbai-based Zaaria Patni fought hard to change archaic rules that made it mandatory to have a father’s name on a child’s passport

14 Mar 2020 1:51 PM

Women who are victims of domestic abuse suffer marital hardsips

Women facing violence in relationships likely to suffer from economic hardship: Study.

29 Aug 2019 10:42 AM


Domestic abuse: A crime without punishment

Moscow is far away, but the complexities of the situation are not unimaginable in Pakistan.

11 Jul 2019 12:13 AM

Endless endurance forever

The death of Anliya Hygenous once again triggers the discussion ‘why women endure torture in marriage’?

27 Jan 2019 12:15 AM

UP cops remove woman's body from pyre, probe cause of death; husband booked

The complainant said that in-laws used to harass woman and she was killed over domestic dispute.

17 Jan 2019 7:02 PM

Domestic violence widely accepted in most developing countries: Study

A lot woman perceive this behaviour as legitimate disciplining, rather than an act of violence

02 Nov 2018 2:39 PM

Army major booked for domestic abuse, demanding dowry

The major's wife alleged that her in-laws advised her to commit suicide or get a divorce.

21 Sep 2018 11:40 AM


Lives being shattered by abuse allegations that may well be false: Trump

Trump, himself the target of numerous harassment claims, remarked after White House speechwriter David Sorensen resigned on Friday.

11 Feb 2018 10:07 AM

British women’s taxes on tampons pay for domestic abuse

Laura Coryton, 24, started the Stop Taxing Periods campaign in May 2014 while still a student.

22 Nov 2017 5:40 PM

Domestic abuse shelters for men help spotlight male victims

In the US, about 12,000 male victims called the National Domestic Hotline in 2016.

29 Oct 2017 1:32 PM

Man sentenced to 120 days in jail after pet fish cut in half

Police say Vega argued with a woman and damaged property at the residence.

26 Jul 2017 6:16 PM

US: Former Apple engineer outraged at probable lenient sentence against abusive husband

Neha Rastogi recorded a video on May 17 2016, that contained repeated thwacks in the presence of their then 2-year-old daughter.

06 May 2017 7:01 PM


Indian-origin CEO beats wife, may serve only 30 days in jail: report

The report said his wife, Neha Rastogi, declared herself doubly victimised by her husband and by the criminal justice system.

20 Apr 2017 2:01 PM

Delhi: Inebriated man stabs son to death

Initial probe in the case has suggested that the elderly man, Chandrika, often consumed alcohol and thrashed his wife.

16 Mar 2017 10:07 AM

Beaten women forget pain of domestic abuse in Chennai café

Women are finding a way to be financially independent with Writer’s Café, a pilot project aiming to empower domestic abuse victims.

21 Dec 2016 4:17 PM

Unhappy with her marriage, woman tries to burn sleeping husband

The man managed to escape with burns and with the help of neighbours got admitted to a government hospital.

12 Nov 2016 8:00 PM

Pak Muslim body to debate on men’s domestic abuse

CII in a letter alleged that some women in Pakistan torture men, and force them out of their houses.

12 Nov 2016 6:44 PM