domestic violence

Succour for domestic violence victim: Kerala HC says no need for husband's approval to terminate pregnancy

It is the woman who bears the stress and strain of the pregnancy and the delivery, said the court.

published on : 26th September 2022

High-flying French leftwinger quits over domestic violence

Quatennens announced he was resigning as a coordinator for the LFI as he admitted that one year ago he had hit his wife, with whom he is in the process of divorcing, during an argument. 

published on : 19th September 2022

17-year-old kills father for abusing mother in north Delhi’s Sarai Rohilla area

Lal was taken to the northern railway hospital in Paharganj around 4 pm and declared dead after 15 minutes, a senior police officer said, adding that the victim was an alcoholic.

published on : 7th September 2022

West Bengal tops in domestic violence by husband, in-laws: NCRB data

It is clear that women are standing up for their rights and that they are aware of being violated, hence reporting of 498A has definitely increased, said mental health activist Ratnaboli Ray.

published on : 30th August 2022

 'Nool': Stores that support survivors of gender-based violence in Chennai

For us, it was really important that they (survivors) have a place to come and choose what they like, and it is not just about essential needs but also aspirational ones, says Swetha Shankar, PCVC.

published on : 29th August 2022

Mahila Thana: Women in Khaki happy to walk an extra mile to help domestic abuse survivors

Women victims of domestic abuse and financial challenges find new means of livelihood through police help, writes Anuraag Singh

published on : 28th August 2022

257 women in Pakistan's Sindh victim of horrific violence: Report

As per the report data, the maximum number of cases amongst all the indicators of women and child abuse were reported from Punjab province, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Women's panel organsies workshop for Tamil Nadu Police in handling domestic violence cases

Police personnel were asked to provide help and support to the protection officers of the social welfare department in investigating and implementing the interim orders of the magistrates.

published on : 16th July 2022

'False cases by women against husbands, in-laws need to be viewed seriously': HC

The court's observations came in a matter where a false incident of the suicide of a woman was reported and a case of cruelty under provisions of dowry law was lodged against her in-laws.

published on : 12th July 2022

'Wedding Gift' is about domestic violence from men’s perspective

Vikram Prabhu, a businessman, is finally realising his passion for filmmaking with his directorial debut, Wedding Gift.

published on : 5th July 2022

Tipsy man protests at Tamil Nadu's Gingee police station, claims wife threw hot rasam on face

A tipsy man protested in front of the Gingee police station on Monday night demanding action against his wife who allegedly burnt his face by pouring hot rasam.

published on : 15th June 2022

'Brother can't be mute spectator to divorced sister's miseries': Delhi High Court

The court's observation came while holding as 'meritless' a woman's contention that her ex-husband's divorced sister cannot be held to be a dependent.

published on : 8th June 2022

Death of three sisters and their children spotlights dowry violence in India

Kalu, Kamlesh and Mamta Meena were victims of a dispute over dowries, the often hefty sums Indian parents pay to marry off their daughters.

published on : 7th June 2022

'You should have protected her': SC denies bail to in-laws over woman's suicide

The apex court observed that the woman had died after two months of her marriage and there were specific allegations that her mother-in-law and sister-in-law were harassing her.

published on : 6th June 2022

'They're incredible': Tesla CEO Elon Musk hopes Amber Heard and Johnny Depp 'move on'

Tesla CEO and Amber Heard's ex-boyfriend took to Twitter, saying he hopes 'they move on' and that both the celebrities are 'incredible' at 'their best.'

published on : 28th May 2022

My daughter has finally got justice she deserved: Vismaya’s father

Trial court holds Vismaya’s husband guilty of harrassment which led to her death

published on : 24th May 2022

Verdict against social evil: Vismaya’s husband guilty 

Quantum of punishment to be pronounced ​​today; victim’s family satisfied

published on : 24th May 2022

Leaving ordeal of domestic violence behind, this brave Kerala woman ‘marches’ on

While Vismaya V of Kollam fell victim to domestic violence, Kozhikode resident A Noujisha has a different tale to tell despite having faced a similar ordeal.

published on : 24th May 2022

Fertility rate dips, domestic violence escalates: Survey

It warrants urgent attention to check the domestic violence”, says Dr Jyoti Anand- a social activist.

published on : 9th May 2022
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