Tag Archives: Domestic

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

No safe havens for victims of domestic violence

New Delhi: She married him at 14. It was a love marriage. Within two years, she was pregnant. She didn’t know she was marrying an alcoholic. And that her 18-year-old husband would spend all the money he earned on drinking and

Domestic violence should be on school curriculum: campaigners

Primary schoolchildren need to be taught about domestic violence and sexism if NSW has a hope of stopping more assaults and murders, campaigners say. Read More

Rise in domestic violence cases

PUNE: The number of  domestic violence cases  reported in the state has been increasing steadily with Pune, Mumbai, Nashik and Ahmednagar districts leading the chart, says a report released by state Commissionerate of Women and Child Development. Read More

Unorganised workers learn their rights

It was an eye opener for many women, as Sheila Jayaprakash, advocate, Madras High Court, explained the salient features of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013. “Previously, only workers in the organised sector were able to file

Domestic violence Act is basically civil law: HC

AHMEDABAD: In an important decision, Gujarat high court has ruled that it cannot quash a complaint filed under the Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 under the law by which it cancels ordinary FIRs filed by police. Read

HC asks Centre to file reply on Domestic Violence Act section

The Court” target=”_blank”>Bombay High Court today gave a last chance till March 5 to Union government for filing its reply on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of a section under the Domestic Violence Act which allows cases to be filed

Domestic violence and starvation are direct result of alcoholism

She stands strong and determined as she addresses women in a village and extols them to fight alcoholism among men. 45-year-old Parvatabai, who till a decade back herself vended liquor in her village Satnoor in Madhya Pradesh, later became an anti-liquor