Latest News on Domestic Violence
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Dec 05, 2017
'Triple talaq should be covered under Domestic Violence Act and not criminalised,' Muslim body writes to law ministerIn a letter written to Ravi Shankar Prasad, a Muslim body has demanded that the triple talaq or instant divorce should be made an offence under the Domestic Violence Act
Oct 19, 2017
Secret Superstar: Domestic violence in a Diwali release is an audacious move by Aamir KhanDomestic violence has always been brushed under the red carpet but Aamir Khan depicts the issue with brutal directness in his Diwali release Secret Superstar
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Sep 17, 2017
What Taramani, Kaatru Veliyidai, Iraivi tell us about abusive men, and the women in their livesIraivi, Kaatru Veliyidai and Taramani all follow their male protagonists' journey towards the epiphany that they are sexist scum
Aug 22, 2017
Womens' groups petition NCW, alleges dilution of Section 498A of IPC on domestic violenceA group of women's organisations petitioned National Commission for Women on alleged dilution of Section 498A that deals with domestic violence by SC and the government
Aug 09, 2017
A decade of Domestic Violence Act shows dearth of data, inadequate implementation and delayed justiceIn the 10 years since the PWDVA, a civil act, was passed, over 10,00,000 cases have been filed across the country under sections pertaining to “cruelty by husband” and dowry, data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show.
Jul 18, 2017
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea against marital rapeThe Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the central government to file its response to a bunch of petitions challenging the exception in law that protects a husband from being tried for the rape of his wife.
Jul 05, 2017
Mandana Karimi domestic violence case update: I have not filed for divorce from Gaurav GuptaMandana Karimi said, "I didn’t leave my house, I love it. I haven’t been allowed to enter the house or even my husband’s office but that doesn’t mean I should get divorced. I am still his wife, I love Gaurav."
Jul 04, 2017
Mandana Karimi files domestic violence case against husband Gaurav GuptaMandana Karimi has alleged that she was harassed by her mother-in-law, forced to quit her career and convert to Hinduism.
Jul 03, 2017
Haryana woman stabbed by husband; neighbours shoot video instead of attending to herA woman was allegedly stabbed by her husband at a village in Haryana's Jind district, with the police saying that the neighbours, instead of rushing her to a hospital, were seen shooting a video of the incident.