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.

Owners back Roger Goodell after probe supports Ray Rice story
Owners back Roger Goodell after probe supports Ray Rice story

National Football League club owners restated their support for commissioner Roger Goodell after an independent probe backed his version of events in the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal.

No law for father-in-law to maintain daughter-in-law: Delhi Court

A Delhi court has dismissed the plea of a widow seeking interim maintenance from her father-in -law in a domestic violence case, saying no law provides that he has to maintain his daughter-in-law and grand children irrespective of the fact whether he earns or not.

Why physical violence affects women so adversely
Why physical violence affects women so adversely

A new study has revealed that physical violence against women by male partners disrupts a key steroid hormone that opens the door potentially to a variety of negative health effects.

Domestic violence could affect baby in womb

Researchers have found that domestic violence could affect children even before they are born.

Domestic violence against women rising: Minister

Incidents of domestic violence involving the physical assault of a women by her husband or other relatives are rising in the country, parliament was told Tuesday.

LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence
LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday.

A third of women globally victims of domestic violence: WHO

Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization published on Friday.