NFL: Bears defender McDonald arrested again

Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald faces his third accusation of illegal violence in nine months after being arrested Monday on charges of domestic violence and child endangerment.

Police nab husband of Chetan Chauhan's niece

Police have arrested the businessman husband of former India team cricketer Chetan Chauhan's niece, Richa Shukla, from a Delhi hotel on Thursday on charges of domestic violence, police said here.

Ex-MP Chetan Chauhan's niece beaten up by husband

Former Team India cricketer and ex-BJP MP Chetan Chauhan's niece was allegedly beaten up by her husband in nearby Unnao district, police said on Friday.

Interim protection from arrest to Rati Agnihotri's husband
Interim protection from arrest to Rati Agnihotri's husband

 The special court for women's cases here today granted interim protection from arrest to yesteryear Bollywood actor Rati Agnihotri's husband in connection with a case of domestic violence filed by her.

Man beats up wife for refusing to pay for liquor in Odisha

A woman was seriously injured after husband allegedly beat her up for refusing to give him money to buy liquor at a village in Jajpur district, the police said today.

NFL Draft picks briefed on domestic violence, sex crimes
NFL Draft picks briefed on domestic violence, sex crimes

The NFL Draft gets under way on Thursday with the next generation of American football stars undergoing mandatory domestic violence and sexual assault education prior to the event for the first time in history.

CISF SI held for subjecting wife to cruelty

A Bengaluru airport CISF sub-inspector was today arrested here for allegedly subjecting his wife to cruelty, saying she was not beautiful, police said.

Floyd Mayweather's violent history ignored: Women's advocates
Floyd Mayweather's violent history ignored: Women's advocates

While world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather prepares for his May 2 bout against Manny Pacquiao, women`s advocates believe his history of domestic violence is merely a footnote to the biggest fight in years.

AAP MLA Rakhi Birla's brother accused of domestic violence by wife

Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Mangolpuri and former Delhi minister Rakhi Bidlan’s brother Vikram Bidlan has been accused of domestic violence and having illicit relationship by his wife.

UN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system

Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather than prosecution, according to the United Nations.

I was damaged after seeing domestic violence: Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry says she was left damaged after she watched her mother "beaten day after day after day" and get "kicked down stairs" by her husband, when she was a child.

Rati Agnihotri files domestic violence complaint
Rati Agnihotri files domestic violence complaint

Veteran actress Rati Agnihotri has reportedly filed a domestic violence complaint in Worli police station in Mumbai

Decrease in number of domestic violence cases in last 3 years

There is a steady decrease in the number of cases registered under the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Divorce no ground for quashing domestic violence proceedings: HC

The Madras High Court has ruled that divorce obtained from a man would not be the ground for quashing proceedings initiated by the woman against him under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005.

Man axes wife, mother-in-law to death in Rajasthan

A 40-year-old woman and her mother were today axed to death allegedly by her husband in Dungarpur district here, police said.

Algeria passes law banning domestic violence against women

Algeria's parliament passed a law today criminalising domestic violence against women in a vote harshly criticised by conservatives as intruding on the intimacy of couples and contrary to Islamic values.

Mel B reveals hubby Stephen Belafonte `didn`t hit` her
Mel B reveals hubby Stephen Belafonte `didn`t hit` her

Melanie Brown has revealed that her husband Stephen Belafonte didn't hit her, quashing the rumours that her husband was violent or held her hostage.

Obama, Katy Perry in Grammy push on domestic violence
Obama, Katy Perry in Grammy push on domestic violence

US President Barack Obama and superstar Katy Perry teamed up Sunday to turn the Grammys -- for a few minutes -- into a campaign against domestic violence.

Nepal's rape victims shatter taboos to seek justice

When Pooja Bohara heard that the two men who had dragged her into a toilet and raped her had been released from prison nine months ago, the Nepali teenager went into shock.

Domestic violence case against US soccer star Hope Solo dismissed: Report
Domestic violence case against US soccer star Hope Solo dismissed: Report

The domestic violence case against Hope Solo, a goalkeeper for the U.S. women`s soccer team, was dismissed by a Seattle-area judge on Tuesday, local broadcaster King 5 reported.