Domestic Violence
Culture  /  Published 30.03.19

Women are driving their way to empowerment

Ramchandra Jha, the owner of Premier Car World — a showroom in south Calcutta — is a worried man. He is one of those who collaborated with NGOs Azad Foundation and Shakha to launch the pink cab or...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Women unsafe in own homes in Calcutta

Nearly 90 per have been subjected to physical abuse by their husbandMore than 93 per cent were forced to have sex with their husband against their will...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

In India, women are most unsafe at home

Women are most unsafe at home. Estimates by the World Health Organization in 2017 show that one in three women has experienced either physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner. I...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Plea for domestic violence shelters

Two Supreme Court advocates on Tuesday urged the National Commission for Women and the ministry of women and child development to take steps such as setting up special shelters for women who could bec...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

Smith, Warner should have been barred longer

Sir — The legendary West Indies pace bowler, Curtly Ambrose, was right when he said that both the disgraced Australian batsmen, Steve Smith and David Warner, should have been barred from playing for...
By The Telegraph


Calcutta  /  Published 06.05.20

Living with the enemy

The solution? Long-term social change “Thousands of years of conditioning takes time to change” says Kapoor. “However, with the work of women’s organisations over decades, dom...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.20

You can’t ignore the unsung pivot anymore

The lockdown has opened our eyes to the unsung contribution of the woman of the house in running the show at home.An NGO has started an initiative to recognise the role of the woman in supporting the ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.20

The virus in homes

Human beings are creatures of habit. Disturb settled habits, and you can knock them over. Reports from various parts of the world indicate that domestic violence is rising alarmingly in the wake of th...
By Swami Agnivesh & Valson Thampu

India  /  Published 17.04.20

India witnesses steep rise in crime against women

There has been a steep rise in crime against women across the country amid restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus outbreak, with the National Commission for Women (NCW) receiving 587 complaints f...

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.04.20

Helplines for home violence

Ranchi district administration on Tuesday night launched two helpline numbers to help couples sort out their differences, or give a complainant legal advice if needed, at a time marital disputes are o...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi


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