Tag Archives: Abuse

Zero tolerance to abuse against women

Mumbai: The Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia episode has brought to the fore the issue of molestation, sexual harassment and its many facets. Read More

Forensic techniques aid artist in depicting domestic violence

Forensic techniques used to track domestic violence are transferred into an unique printmaking form by artist Nadia Kaabi Linke, whose recent work spotlights stigma, abuse and inequalities faced by women worldwide. Read More

Forum addresses sexual abuse at office

GURGAON: The opening note of a sexual harassment workshop claimed that ‘sexual harassment incidents are rampant across most workplaces in India’. The workshop, held on Friday, addressed how to best ‘prevent, prohibit and redress’ cases of sexual harassment at the

Social bodies seek FIR against Kurukshetra University vice-chancellor in domestic violence case

KURUKSHETRA: Members of a social organization protested in front of office of vice-chancellor (VC) of Kurukshetra University on Saturday demanding FIR against him following his wife’s allegation of domestic violence. Japit Kaur, wife of KU VC Lt Gen (retd) D

Indian Civil Society Members Urge Prime Minister to Resist US Administration Pressure

March 27, 2014 Dr. Manmohan Singh Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, The Prime Minister’s Office, South Block, Raisina Hill, New Delhi 110011. Tel: 011 23018939; Fax: 011 2301 0233. Email: manmohan@sansad.nic.in Resist the US administration Pressure and Reject the Misleading

Marital rape is a problem. Section 377 is not the solution.

Judge Kamini Lau has ruled that a victim of marital sexual abuse should be treated as a rape survivor. The court denied bail to a man accused of sodomizing his pregnant wife. Read More

Report abuse, now

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA) provides various remedies for women who are subjected to physical, emotional, sexual or economic violence. The legislation provides for support to victims of domestic violence by providing for shelter homes,

Rights: Access to medicines resolution adopted

New Delhi, 15 Jul (K. M. Gopakumar) — The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on access to medicines despite opposition from the United States and the European Union. This was at the 23rd session of the