Violence against women

Why Economic Survey 2017-18 is in pink colour: All you need to know

Why Economic Survey 2017-18 is in pink colour: All you need to know

According to CEA Arvind Subramanian, this is to extend the committee's support to the growing worldwide movement to end violence against women.

Jan 29, 2018, 19:02 PM IST
Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women in the world: UN

Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women in the world: UN

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Violence against women unacceptable wound for society: Italian President

"Violence against women is a plague still open in Italy, and in the world," Mattarella said in a statement.

Nov 26, 2016, 00:57 AM IST
Watch: Atrocious! Muslim man punches hard on burkha-clad wife's back in train, but no one comes to her rescue

Watch: Atrocious! Muslim man punches hard on burkha-clad wife's back in train, but no one comes to her rescue

An inhuman act of a man towards his wife was caught on camera when the couple was travelling in a train.

May 20, 2016, 22:31 PM IST

DNA: The heroes of Agra–A cafe run by acid-attack survivors!

It’s difficult for a person living a normal life to imagine and understand the hardships of an acid attack victim.

Dec 16, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

DNA: Today's Historical Relevance - 25th November

On 25th November in 1960 India received autonomous STD calling services. What else happened today? Check out full video to know.

Nov 25, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Peru issues measures seeking to end violence against women

President Ollanta Humala on Sunday issued legal measures aimed at ending violence against women, arguing that full respect for them was essential for a truly democratic society.

Nov 23, 2015, 10:05 AM IST

Need 'transformative but justified' goals for women development

Although significant strides have been made in India on articulating women rights, the country continues to witness high rates of violence against women, experts said on Tuesday, underlining the need to set "transformative but justified" goals to address these issues.

Jul 21, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Brutal murders show violence women face in Latin America

 One was beaten to death because she got pregnant. Another was stabbed to death in a jealous rage. Another had her throat slit because she asked for a divorce.

Jun 02, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

Violence against women: Govt finalises guidelines for one-stop centres

Government on Wednesday finalised the guidelines for one-stop centres to be established across the country to provide integrated support and assistance to women affected by violence.

Apr 29, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

French lawmakers debate punishing prostitutes or clients

 French senators will on Monday debate whether the law should punish prostitutes or their clients, as France resumes a divisive discussion on how to crack down on the world`s oldest profession.

Mar 30, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

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.

Mar 06, 2015, 06:53 AM IST

Poland votes to ratify treaty to protect women

Poland`s parliament voted Friday to ratify a treaty combatting violence against women, despite considerable opposition from the right and the country`s powerful Catholic Church.

Feb 06, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Men leave UN "Barbershop" after vow to push for gender equality

The United Nations closed its "Barbershop Conference" on Thursday with prominent male diplomats - and a 13-year-old boy - pledging to recruit men and boys to advance gender equality and end violence against women.

Jan 16, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

National consultation on violence against women in January

A national consultation will be held between civil society organisations and government officials in January on protection of women from violence, organisers said on Saturday.

Dec 07, 2014, 02:52 AM IST

Ban Ki-moon asks men and boys to fight violence against women

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has cited the rape and murder of two teenage girls who were hanged from a tree in India, saying violence against women is a global pandemic that destroys lives as he called men and boys to join as partners to fight violence against women.

Nov 26, 2014, 21:12 PM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2014, 06:53 AM IST

Rajasthan shame: 40-year-old woman paraded half-naked by husband

It seems that there is no end to the crime against females in Rajasthan. What can be more shameful for a women if she is being made half-naked and tortured, that too by her husband as a punishment.

Nov 17, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Fast track courts in UP for pending crime cases against women

Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday decided to constitute fast track courts in all districts to sort out pending cases of violence against women and those cases involving women accused.

Aug 29, 2014, 14:33 PM IST