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Amber Heard denies fabricating injuries, accuses Johnny Depp of abuse in libel trail
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Amber Heard denies fabricating injuries, accuses Johnny Depp of abuse in libel trail

The UK court is examining Johnny Depp’s libel suit against The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article that labelled him a “wife-beater” for allegedly abusing Amber Heard

Bryshere Gray, who played Hakeem Lyon in Empire, arrested in Arizona for domestic violence
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Bryshere Gray, who played Hakeem Lyon in Empire, arrested in Arizona for domestic violence

Bryshere Gray refused to leave his home when police arrived but was arrested after SWAT and crisis negotiators intervened.

World Population Day 2020: How COVID-19 pandemic disrupted sexual and reproductive health services for women
Health

World Population Day 2020: How COVID-19 pandemic disrupted sexual and reproductive health services for women

According to a UNFPA report, around 7 million unintended pregnancies are expected to occur if the COVID-19 lockdown carries on for six months and there are major disruptions to health services

Johnny Depp denies claims of domestic violence against Amber Heard; a timeline of their legal battle
World

Johnny Depp denies claims of domestic violence against Amber Heard; a timeline of their legal battle

Johnny Depp's libel case begun in UK High Court on 7 July, with the actor up against a tabloid over allegations he was violent towards his ex-wife Amber Heard.

In China's eastern Zhejiang province, a database to provide details of domestic violence for those getting married
World

In China's eastern Zhejiang province, a database to provide details of domestic violence for those getting married

A survey conducted by the All-China Women’s Federation in 2011 showed that about 1 in 4 women had suffered beatings or verbal abuse or had their freedoms restricted by their partners.

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now
India

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now

Activists of Ganatantrik Nari Samiti staged a protest in Agartala against the alleged increase in incidents of atrocities against women in the state during the lockdown.

Public participation is a woman’s first-order claim to being recognised as a human being, the pandemic can’t be allowed to undermine that
News & Analysis

Public participation is a woman’s first-order claim to being recognised as a human being, the pandemic can’t be allowed to undermine that

The COVID pandemic has shown just how deep the fault lines of gender inequality run and how women’s claim to the public is but a carefully negotiated allowance given to women.

Coronvirus Outbreak: Nandita Das films a short to raise awareness on domestic violence during lockdown
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Coronvirus Outbreak: Nandita Das films a short to raise awareness on domestic violence during lockdown

Titled Listen To Her, the 7-minute video showcases how the lockdown called in several countries has made life for women in toxic relationships harder.

The Shining at 40: Revisiting Stanley Kubrick’s cautionary tale of isolation, creative frustration in times of lockdown
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The Shining at 40: Revisiting Stanley Kubrick’s cautionary tale of isolation, creative frustration in times of lockdown

The more you immerse yourself in Stanley Kubrick's world of The Shining, the more you see it as a dark reflection of lockdown life in 2020.

168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report: COVID-19 lockdown may cost us dearer than economy, warn psychiatrists
India

168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report: COVID-19 lockdown may cost us dearer than economy, warn psychiatrists

Suicide is reportedly the second leading cause of non-coronavirus deaths in India during the lockdown, according to the data compiled by a journalist

Coronavirus Outbreak: Swara Bhasker, Karisma Kapoor raise awareness on domestic violence during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Swara Bhasker, Karisma Kapoor raise awareness on domestic violence during lockdown

Bollywood celebs extended their support towards 'LockDown Mein LockUp' by sharing selfies along with the names of women facing domestic violence on their Instagram

Coronavirus lockdown: Despondency in adults can quickly spread to their children in times like these, warns child psychiatrist
India

Coronavirus lockdown: Despondency in adults can quickly spread to their children in times like these, warns child psychiatrist

The mix of information and misinformation, and exaggerated fears of the situation, result in symptoms of anxiety of various kinds depending on the age of the child, warns child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Amit Sen.

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rihanna, Jack Dorsey to contribute $4.2 mn for domestic violence victims during crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rihanna, Jack Dorsey to contribute $4.2 mn for domestic violence victims during crisis

Rihanna and Jack Dorsey’s grants will aid domestic violence victims in Los Angeles during the coronavirus stay-at-home mandate

With rising number of domestic violence cases, women's safety is among the casualties of coronavirus outbreak
India

With rising number of domestic violence cases, women's safety is among the casualties of coronavirus outbreak

As different parts of the world go into varying degrees of lockdowns, shutdowns, curfews, social distancing etc, in the face of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, there seems to be an ominous associated trend emerging: that of a rise in reported cases of domestic violence.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rise in number of domestic violence complaints since lockdown, says NCW chief Rekha Sharma
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Rise in number of domestic violence complaints since lockdown, says NCW chief Rekha Sharma

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said that there has been a rise in the number of domestic violence complaints received by the commission ever since lockdown was imposed

In Kashmir, complainants run pillar-to-post for justice in absence of commission for women and children that was dissolved last August
Politics

In Kashmir, complainants run pillar-to-post for justice in absence of commission for women and children that was dissolved last August

The other commissions which remain dissolved dealt with human rights, the right to information, the rights of the disabled, and allegations against public functionaries.

Judiciary must take lead in creating awareness about link between animal abuse, other forms of violence
India

Judiciary must take lead in creating awareness about link between animal abuse, other forms of violence

In addition to having a reputation for being an environmentally conscious member of the judiciary, Justice Sharma has delivered landmark judgments, such as granting the status of a living entity to River Ganga and the animal kingdom.

Daughter-in-law of former Hyderabad HC judge alleges domestic violence, releases CCTV footage
India

Daughter-in-law of former Hyderabad HC judge alleges domestic violence, releases CCTV footage

A CCTV footage has emerged allegedly showing retired Hyderabad High Court judge Nooty Ramamohana Rao, along with his son and wife, beating up his daughter-in-law.

Amber Heard recruits attorney Roberta Kaplan to defend her from Johnny Depp's $50 million defamation suit
Entertainment

Amber Heard recruits attorney Roberta Kaplan to defend her from Johnny Depp's $50 million defamation suit

Amber Heard is facing a defamation suit filed by Depp earlier in March, three months after Heard published an op-ed in The Washington Post.