Domestic Violence
India  /  Published 02.01.22

UP tops list of crimes on women

Nearly 31,000 complaints of crimes against women were received by the National Commission for Women (NCW) last year, the highest since 2014, with over half of them from Uttar Pradesh. There was a 30 ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.21

Delve deeper: fairness creams

The fairness industry, which had been pushed into the background when the pandemic first started, is rearing its ugly head again. In September 2021, Bloomberg reported that it is flourishing in Asian ...
By Chirantan Chatterjee

News  /  Published 09.12.21

Survivors of home violence in Kolkata during pandemic pour their hearts out

A group of women, survivors of domestic violence, on Wednesday recounted in front of a panel how their horrors were multiplied during the pandemic.  The four-member panel at Rotary Sadan in Chow...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.21

Inner beast: spousal violence

The independence of the judiciary is non-negotiable. The president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, emphasized this in his speech on Constitution Day. While this is a universally accepted doctrine — a...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 19.11.21

Men can be victims too of harassment by women

Cry rape in revenge Mallick recalls a Salt Lake case of a lady who filed a molestation charge against her interviewer after she failed to land the job. “The interviewer’s innocence was pr...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Entertainment  /  Published 03.08.21

Honey Singh's wife files domestic violence case

Wife of Punjabi singer and actor Yo Yo Honey Singh has filed a domestic violence case against him and sought Rs 10 crore compensation under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, saying s...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.08.21

Shailaja advocates premarital advisory

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 26.07.21

Women's Commission eyes 24x7 helpline

The National Commission for Women will be starting a 24-hour helpline to provide immediate assistance to women facing domestic violence and sexual harassment. The new helpline, scheduled to be launch...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.21

Letters to the editor: Dowry deaths in Kerala, animal cruelty in Cambodia

Act now Sir — It is shameful that even after 60 years since Parliament enacted the Dowry Prohibition Act and 16 years after the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, dowry deaths cont...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.21

Unkindest cut: intimate partner violence

In the largest multi-country survey of violence against women using data from 2000 to 2018, the most striking feature is the scale of intimate partner violence. The study, conducted by the World Healt...
By The Editorial Board


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