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About 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW data
India

About 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW data

There was a 30 percent rise in complaints of crimes against women in 2021 as compared to 2020 when 23,722 complaints were received.

Delhi court orders in-camera hearing in domestic violence case against Honey Singh
India

Delhi court orders in-camera hearing in domestic violence case against Honey Singh

Honey Singh and Shalini Talwar tied the knot on 23 January, 2011. Talwar has alleged in her plea that she was physically assaulted by Singh over the last ten years of their marriage

Johnny Depp opens up on cancel culture: Not one of you is safe
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Johnny Depp opens up on cancel culture: Not one of you is safe

“It takes one sentence, then there’s no more ground, the carpet has been pulled,” Johnny Depp said at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, where he was honoured, without mentioning the legal battle against his ex-wife Amber Heard.

India recorded 77 rape cases, 80 murders daily in 2020, says NCRB report; crimes against women highest in Rajasthan
India

India recorded 77 rape cases, 80 murders daily in 2020, says NCRB report; crimes against women highest in Rajasthan

Among states, UP reported the maximum of 3,779 murder cases, followed by Bihar with 3,150 cases, in Maharashtra 2,163 cases were registered, the data showed

Crimes against women, children drop in 2020 but disobedience cases up, says NCRB
India

Crimes against women, children drop in 2020 but disobedience cases up, says NCRB

A total of 3,71,503 cases of crime against women were registered during 2020, showing a decline of 8.3 percent over 2019

Spain's women filmmakers object to San Sebastian film festival’s decision to award Johnny Depp its highest honour
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Spain's women filmmakers object to San Sebastian film festival’s decision to award Johnny Depp its highest honour

Cristina Andreu, the President of Spain’s Association of Female Filmmakers and Audiovisual Media, said she was “very surprised” by the decision to award Johnny Depp the Donostia Award at the festival’s 69th edition in September.

Naagin 2 actress Arzoo Govitrikar files for divorce; accuses husband Siddharth Sabharwal of domestic abuse
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Naagin 2 actress Arzoo Govitrikar files for divorce; accuses husband Siddharth Sabharwal of domestic abuse

Arzoo Govitrikar, the Naagin 2 actor, said that she had tried her best to reconcile with Siddharth Sabharwal, but "matters came to a head".

Yo Yo Honey Singh's wife files domestic violence case against rapper
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Yo Yo Honey Singh's wife files domestic violence case against rapper

The court has issued a notice to Honey Singh, seeking his reply on the case by 28 August.

Turkey’s exit from Istanbul Convention, treaty protecting women, draws flak from activists, Western allies
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Turkey’s exit from Istanbul Convention, treaty protecting women, draws flak from activists, Western allies

Turkey's retreat from the Instanbul Convention has drawn blanket condemnation from around the world and sparked nationwide protests in a country where domestic violence is prevalent, with at least 300 femicides and 189 suspicious female deaths recorded so far in 2021

LA detectives investigate allegations of domestic violence against Marilyn Manson
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LA detectives investigate allegations of domestic violence against Marilyn Manson

Word of the investigation came less than three weeks after actor Evan Rachel Wood publicly accused Marilyn Manson, her ex-fiancé, of sexual and other physical abuse

Fast-track courts for rape cases only solution for justice, says ex-J&K women commission chief as sexual crimes rise in Kashmir
India

Fast-track courts for rape cases only solution for justice, says ex-J&K women commission chief as sexual crimes rise in Kashmir

Vasundhara Pathak Masoodi says she continues to receive complaints from distressed women even a year after the J&K State Women Commission was abolished by the governnment

Honey Boy director Alma Har’el backs FKA Twigs after singer's abuse claims against Shia LaBeouf
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Honey Boy director Alma Har’el backs FKA Twigs after singer's abuse claims against Shia LaBeouf

Alma Har’el said Shia LaBeouf's addiction issues do not excuse domestic violence.

India's sex ratio has widened in 8 states: National Family Health Survey also reports high level gender-based violence
India

India's sex ratio has widened in 8 states: National Family Health Survey also reports high level gender-based violence

NFHS is the government’s own data and if the figures are so high pre-pandemic, one shudders to think what it will be like post-pandemic, said Sohini Bhattacharya of Breakthrough India, a women’s rights organisation

Johnny Depp refused permission to appeal against libel ruling by UK judge
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Johnny Depp refused permission to appeal against libel ruling by UK judge

UK judge Andrew Nicol said the article in The Sun, claiming Johnny Depp was a "wife-beater," was “substantially true.”

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
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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
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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.