Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Domestic violence

One-third of women in India have experienced violence: Report

Nearly one-third of women in India have experienced physical or sexual violence, finds the National Family Health Survey-5 report released by Union Health Minister...

UK: Domestic violence surges after a football match ends

Reports and studies on Football, alcohol and domestic abuse show that domestic abuse (DA) increases when England wins or loses a game. There were pieces of proof that corroborated how domestic violence increases following the game at the end of the week.

Kerala Women’s Commission chief resigns over controversial comments

Kerala Women’s Commission chairperson MC Josephine resigned on Friday following the wide outcry for her insensitive comments to a domestic violence survivor during a call-in television...

Ayeshas and the institution of dowry

There has been an alarming increase in the number of dowry deaths in the past few years. In 2015, 7,634 cases were reported and from about 19 per day in 2001 to 21 per day in 2016 are reported cases of dowry death by NCB data.

Domestic violence is the most common killer of women around the world

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres described violence against women as a “global pandemic” in a Sunday statement marking the international day of recognition.