Domestic Violence
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

You must have read about cases of domestic violence shooting up during the lockdown but how have you visualised this? Is it a man beating his wife? Did it occur to you that women too can hurt their hu...
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

The CPM’s Kerala chief whip, K.K. Shailaja, on Sunday advocated mandatory premarital counselling for all couples as a way of improving mutual understanding and reducing violence against women. ...
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

Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

Biggest war: violence at home

Violence against women is the biggest war on earth, one which happens inside homes, writer and feminist Kamla Bhasin said while addressing survivors of violence and college students. “There is ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.01.21

Cong targets BJP on crime against women

Senior Congress women leaders from Assam on Monday said the growing crime against women only reflected the “failure” of the BJP-led Centre’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 15.12.20

Mask and the mind

I have not been infected by the coronavirus nor have I lost someone to it. Yet, it seems like everything has changed around me… Everyone keeps talking about the ‘new normal’ but I d...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee


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