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British boxer Billy Joe Saunders fined for promoting domestic abuse through social media post
Sports

British boxer Billy Joe Saunders fined for promoting domestic abuse through social media post

Saunders had filmed himself punching a bag in a barn and advising “dads, husbands and men with girlfriends” how to deal with their female partners during the lockdown.

UK tabloid The Sun responds to criticism against article on JK Rowling's ex-husband; says it did not glorify domestic abuse
Lifestyle

UK tabloid The Sun responds to criticism against article on JK Rowling's ex-husband; says it did not glorify domestic abuse

The article around JK Rowling's ex-husband and the headline sparked outrage among campaigners who have long pushed the media to exercise care in reporting on domestic violence.

JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault
Lifestyle

JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault

In a 3,600-word essay, published on her website, JK Rowling explained in detail her research and beliefs on trans issues, and the concerns she has about how women’s rights and some young people’s lives were being impacted by some forms of trans activism.

Domestic abuse during COVID-19 lockdown: How to get the help you need
Health

Domestic abuse during COVID-19 lockdown: How to get the help you need

The National Commission for Women revealed that within the first week of the Indian lockdown, they received 257 calls about offences against women.

Premier League club Chelsea partner with charity Refuge to tackle domestic abuse due to coronavirus pandemic
Sports

Premier League club Chelsea partner with charity Refuge to tackle domestic abuse due to coronavirus pandemic

Chelsea said the manager of its women’s team Emma Hayes, and male and female players would take part in a digital campaign to raise funds for the charity

Johnny Depp allowed to proceed with $50 mn defamation case against ex wife Amber Heard
Entertainment

Johnny Depp allowed to proceed with $50 mn defamation case against ex wife Amber Heard

Johnny Depp had taken issue to Amber Heard's op-ed in The Washington Post, following which he had slapped a defamation suit against her.

Suno review: Sumeet Vyas, Amrita Puri's short film is a nuanced take on domestic abuse
Entertainment

Suno review: Sumeet Vyas, Amrita Puri's short film is a nuanced take on domestic abuse

Suno acknowledges the complex emotional warp and weft of human relationships.

Aamir Khan shares Kiran Rao's short films: Didn't know it was possible to tell stories in 10 seconds
Entertainment

Aamir Khan shares Kiran Rao's short films: Didn't know it was possible to tell stories in 10 seconds

Kiran Rao has made the short films for Facebook's Thumbstoppers initiative, launched in May to push out creative short-form mobile video advertisements.

Lorena trailer: Amazon's four-part docuseries will explore the sensationalised case of John and Lorena Bobbitt
Entertainment

Lorena trailer: Amazon's four-part docuseries will explore the sensationalised case of John and Lorena Bobbitt

Executive produced by Us maker Jordan Peele, Lorena is all set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January

XXXTentacion confessed to domestic abuse, other violent crimes in newly obtained voice recording
Entertainment

XXXTentacion confessed to domestic abuse, other violent crimes in newly obtained voice recording

XXXTentacion was shot and killed in June while he awaited a trial with regard to a 2016 domestic abuse case involving his former girlfriend.

Bobby Darling's husband, accused of domestic abuse, gets bail after paying fine of Rs 15 lakh
Entertainment

Bobby Darling's husband, accused of domestic abuse, gets bail after paying fine of Rs 15 lakh

Bobby Darling had filed a case against her husband Ramnik Sharma in 2017, alleging domestic abuse, unnatural sex and dowry harassment

Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC) is helping domestic abuse survivors start life anew
Our Better World

Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC) is helping domestic abuse survivors start life anew

Founded in 2001, PCVC helps rebuild lives that are affected by domestic abuse through programmes that help survivors build confidence. Since 2006, they have helped 4,500 burn survivors.

Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan attempts to break in and enter his locked house in Uttar Pradesh
First Cricket News

Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan attempts to break in and enter his locked house in Uttar Pradesh

Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan visited the pacer's native village in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district, where she demanded that lock of Shami's house be broken so that she can enter it.

Unnao and Kathua rape cases: Changes in substantial law meaningless until accompanied by changes in procedural law
India

Unnao and Kathua rape cases: Changes in substantial law meaningless until accompanied by changes in procedural law

The narrative of change in law, which is usually the main standpoint of protests in the wake of such incidents, is therefore self-defeating and mostly results in the number of false cases, with no effect on the deterrence of that particular crime

Man ties and thrashes wife in UP's Shahjahanpur, sends video to her family with dowry demands
India

Man ties and thrashes wife in UP's Shahjahanpur, sends video to her family with dowry demands

In a chilling incident, a man brutally thrashed his wife and tied her to the ceiling in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district over the woman's failure to meet his demand for Rs 50, 000 as dowry, according to reports. The man filmed the act and sent the video to his in-laws to press for his demand

Man ties wife to tree, thrashes her with sticks and belt for seven hours in Bulandshahr, is finally arrested
India

Man ties wife to tree, thrashes her with sticks and belt for seven hours in Bulandshahr, is finally arrested

A 25-year-old woman, suspected of having an affair, was brutally thrashed by her husband in public in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district on the orders of a village panchayat

Snapchat stock takes a battering as Rihanna blasts company for making light of domestic violence
News & Analysis

Snapchat stock takes a battering as Rihanna blasts company for making light of domestic violence

After singer Rihanna blasted Snapchat for running an ad that made light of domestic violence, the net worth of the company's CEO fell nearly $150 million

FBI contradicts White House over Rob Porter's domestic assault case, says administration was aware of allegations
World

FBI contradicts White House over Rob Porter's domestic assault case, says administration was aware of allegations

Contradicting the White House, the FBI has said it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions about a top aide accused of domestic abuse.

Donald Trump 'shocked and disturbed' by domestic abuse allegations that saw two aides resign: White House
World

Donald Trump 'shocked and disturbed' by domestic abuse allegations that saw two aides resign: White House

The White House insisted Sunday that Donald Trump was "shocked and disturbed" by allegations of domestic abuse that led two staffers to resign.

Donald Trump's speechwriter David Sorensen resigns over domestic abuse claims, second White House staffer to quit this week
World

Donald Trump's speechwriter David Sorensen resigns over domestic abuse claims, second White House staffer to quit this week

A second White House staffer resigned in one week over domestic abuse claims, in a widening scandal that called into question the president's judgment and tainted his chief of staff John Kelly and longtime aide Hope Hicks