Domestic Violence News
Exclusive! Sagarika Chakraborty: Real mother in Rani Mukerji’s Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway opens up on her abusive marriage
As Rani Mukerji’s Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway hits the theatre tomorrow, Firstpost got in touch with Sagarika Chakraborty, the real heroine behind the story.
‘The War Made Him a Monster’: Ukrainian women become victims of domestic violence after husbands return from battlefield
A Ukrainian woman named Oksana recalls waking up in the middle of the night only to find her husband choking her. She also says that one time he tried to stab her
Taslima Nasrin writes: How inextricably interlinked patriarchy and misogyny lead to femicide
Who will teach men that if they believe they are entitled to being inconsiderate, intolerant, violent, cruel and barbaric just because of their gender then they are seriously delusional!
Shraddha murder case: Physical violence most often committed by individuals with whom women have 'intimate relationship'
Aftab allegedly strangled Shraddha Walkar and sawed her body into 35 pieces, which he kept in a 300-litre fridge for almost three weeks at his residence in south Delhi's Mehrauli before dumping those across the city over several days past midnight
‘Why didn’t she just leave?’ The question on everyone’s lips, post arrest of Aftab Poonawala
Writing on a topic that has been my greatest battle to overcome is never easy
Why there is a need to provide mental health services to marginalised groups
The current narrative on mental health tends to be overtly biomedical with too much focus on the individual
Meghalaya, its matrilineal society and the intruding elements of patriarchy
The legal implementation of Meghalayan traditional ethos is getting harder day by day
Woman bites three fingers of mother-in-law after being told to lower TV volume, slaps husband for intervening
The incident happened when Vrushali Kulkarni was reciting bhajans at her house while her daughter-in-law, Vijaya Kulkarni, was watching television, a Shivaji Nagar police station official said
Man attacks wife with knife for not making biriyani in Maharashtra
In her complaint, the woman said that on the night of August 31, the accused came home in an inebriated state and started arguing with his wife for not making biryani for dinner
Delhi: Man stabbed wife over objection to his drinking habits, held
As per the medico-legal case (MLC), the stab injuries were reported over the middle abdomen, left breast, left arm and left elbow, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Benita Mary Jaiker said
J&K policeman, who allegedly beat pregnant wife to death, arrested
Special Police Officer Mohan Lal brutally killed his wife Asha Devi (32), mother of two daughters, on Tuesday morning following an argument over some family matter
Mandeep Kaur suicide case: 'India in touch with family, US authorities,' says MEA
Mandeep Kaur died by suicide in New York on 3 August. Kaur in a video posted online said she was tortured by her husband Ranjotveer Singh Sandhu. The distressing video went viral and sparked massive outrage across India and abroad
Meera Chopra praises Alia Bhatt's' Darlings,' tells women to say no to domestic violence, chided Mandeep Kaur's suicide
Meera Chopra praises Alia Bhatt's 'Darlings,' urges women to say no to domestic violence, condemns Mandeep Kaur's suicide.
The backlash against Darlings for normalising abuse against men is a good thing for men, and eventually women
In an era where we fetishise opinions we don’t own and repeat dogma our agenda-led influencers feed us, the weekly ‘Moderate Mahila Mandate’ presents unadulterated, gendered and non-partisan views on what’s happening in India’s culture today, to help you form your own unbiased opinions.
Anger management in men: For many males getting furious is scary and unwanted but for some it's routine
Anger is an adrenaline rushed response to any threatening situation
Watch: Man beats up cop inside Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri police station
In the viral video, the man, called in for counselling in connection to a case of domestic violence, lost his temper on the policeman and started repeatedly slapping him
Ecofeminism: How Kashmir intends to fight domestic violence, crime against women through eco-friendly measures
For women’s rights, conservation of biodiversity, and awareness for environmental protection, the J&K administration has launched a programme under which a sapling will be planted by a family, which gives birth to a girl child
Kerala: NCW chairperson meets DGP, discusses women's safety in state
Rekha Sharma spoke about issue of the increase in domestic violence cases resulting from the widespread alcoholism in the state as well as the growing number of cases of POCSO and sexual assault in Kerala
Marital rape: Why time has come to remove exception in the rape law provision
Marital rape is a menace that should be removed not just for the present generation, but as a signal for the future to treat women as equals
Leander Paes committed acts of domestic violence against actor Rhea Pillai, says court
The Mumbai metropolitan magistrate court also directed the tennis star to pay a monthly rent of Rs 50,000, apart from monthly maintenance of Rs 1 lakh to Pillai if the latter chooses to leave their shared residence