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Physical and emotional abuse can worsen symptoms of menopause for women

This comes after another study showed how sexual assault and violence doubled the risk of anxiety and hypertension for women.

20 Nov 2018 6:04 PM

Protect women just like you protect cows!

It should be obvious on the evidence of the last few years that merely passing new laws, or including harsher punishments for old ones, is not enough.

30 Jun 2018 5:33 AM

Take back your power

We need to forgive the other so that we can finally be free.

28 Jun 2018 7:05 AM

Young immigrants detained in Virginia centre say they were abused

Former child-development specialist who worked inside facility told AP she saw kids with bruises, broken bones they blamed on guards.

21 Jun 2018 11:37 AM

Goa police constable, minor arrested for raping 17-year-old girl

The Goa police constable, on the pretext of taking the victim home, took her to Ponda and raped her, an official said.

18 Jun 2018 10:04 AM


‘Husband bashing’ on the rise in Uttar Pradesh

The Samiti has urged the Indian President to set up a men’s commission on the pattern of the women’s commission.

17 Jun 2018 6:37 AM

Childhood `toxic stress’ leads to parenting challenges later on

One reason may be that mothers who experience more adversity in childhood have more health risks during pregnancy.

22 Mar 2018 3:04 PM

Class 9 student threatens to rape, throw acid on female classmate

According to the girl, the accused was troubling her since many days and no action was taken by the school administration against him.

20 Mar 2018 9:38 AM

Ex-model accuses husband of torture, forceful conversion

The police has registered a case against two people under various sections.

19 Nov 2017 1:59 AM

Contestants turn Miss Peru pageant into protest

Instead of giving their bust, waist and hip size, the contestants took turns reciting a litany of shocking facts about violence in Peru.

02 Nov 2017 3:50 PM


Indian-origin woman rescued after husband, in-laws beat her in US

The three could face deportation back to India. Gaind and her infant were put in a safe place, the sheriff's office said.

05 Sep 2017 11:38 AM

Addiction to gambling in adults may be due to childhood trauma

Men with gambling addiction are more likely to have witnessed violence or have experienced physical abuse or assault growing up.

18 Aug 2017 11:37 AM

Denying husbands sex is 'psychological and emotional abuse': Malaysian MP

Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh, Muslim MP said that denying a Muslim man the chance to marry a second wife amounted to abuse.

26 Jul 2017 5:42 PM

Indian working as nanny in Saudi Arabia faces torture

The woman, Macha Manjula, sent an SOS to her husband describing the physical abuse she is going through and how she is locked up in a bathroom.

08 Jul 2017 1:47 AM

Drunk Delhi man molests, bashes up 70 plus mother; gets 4 yrs of jail

During the trial, the accused denied allegations saying he was falsely implicated by his mother and brother because of a property dispute.

12 Jun 2017 5:49 PM


Video: Denied VIP treatment, SP leader's kin slaps, hurls abuses at cops

Bragging of his political links, Mohit Yadav, who was said to be in an inebriated state, was also caught on camera hurling abuses at cops.

11 May 2017 9:52 AM

Harassment for loan repayment amounts to abetment of suicide: Bombay HC

The victim had taken a loan of Rs 19 lakh from the accused. When he failed to repay, the duo allegedly harassed and assaulted him.

02 Apr 2017 4:15 PM

UK: Man rapes, enslaves vulnerable woman he met on dating website

The victim said that she was told that if she ever complained to the police, they would not believe her.

15 Feb 2017 3:01 PM

Afghan man cuts off wife's ears for speaking to other men

The victim, who is undergoing a treatment, is seeking her husband's arrest.

02 Feb 2017 9:46 AM

Video shows Texas caretaker hitting, abusing elderly woman

Investigators said that the accused attacked the woman after learning that she was feeding 'human food' to her pet dog.

25 Jan 2017 4:30 PM