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.
Why are men deprived of gender neutral laws? Why should not the domestic violence act be made gender neutral? And why are fathers deprived of children`s custody in case of separated spouses? These are some of the posers by men`s rights activists on the eve of International Men`s Day.
The plea of a mentally unstable woman, seeking interim maintenance from her estranged husband in a domestic violence case, has been rejected by a Delhi court which noted that the man had a "meagre salary" and after providing for basic needs, he was left with "almost nothing".
Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice faces a nervous wait to learn if his appeal against suspension for domestic violence has been successful after a two-day closed doors hearing wrapped up on Thursday.
A child is entitled to complete education and ancillary expenses irrespective of dispute of parents, a Delhi court has said while directing the father of a girl to ensure her re-admission in school as she could not attend classes due to her mother's incapability to pay fees.
A Delhi court has denied Rs 50,000 as maintenance to a woman, who had claimed the amount from her husband in a domestic violence case, saying that generally in matrimonial disputes the aggrieved partner exaggerates the income of the estranged spouse.
An independent investigation led by former FBI director Robert Mueller will look into the NFL`s handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday night.
Despite public concern about violence being perpetrated by patients with mental illness, researchers have found that women with severe mental illness are more likely to face sexual assault and domestic violence.
A man, who had to vacate his flat after his wife obtained a restraining order against him in a domestic violence case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to reside in one room of the house as he had nowhere else to go.
The number of domestic violence cases in Gujarat rose by 1154 to 7812 in 2013 with the conviction rate of just 2.30 per cent which is far below the national average in this category, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
China`s top court has overturned the death sentence of a woman convicted of killing her husband after years of violent abuse, her lawyer said on Tuesday, in a move activists say shows the government could be serious about battling domestic violence.