Domestic violence

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    Domestic partners commit 94pc violence against Rohingya women

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:17pm on January 25, 2021

    Some 94 per cent of Rohingya women and girls living in Cox’s Bazar who have reported incidents of Gender-Based Violence have experienced it at the...

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    Russian historian sentenced to 12.5 years for butchering lover

    Agence France-Presse . Saint Petersburg | Updated at 09:07pm on December 25, 2020

    A court in Saint Petersburg on Friday sentenced a Russian historian and Napoleon enthusiast to 12-and-a-half-years in jail for murdering and dismembering his young student...

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    3 French police shot dead

    Agence France-Presse . Saint-Just | Updated at 12:25am on December 24, 2020

    Three police officers were killed and a fourth wounded in central France on Wednesday by a gunman they confronted in response to a domestic violence...

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    Couple held for pouring boiling water on maid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on July 19, 2020

    A couple was arrested in the capital’s Rupnagar area on charge of torturing their minor domestic help. On information, police arrested the couple on Saturday...

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    Domestic violence increases during holidays: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on June 15, 2020

    Incidents of domestic and dowry-related violence have increased and sexual violence has fall in Bangladesh during the general holidays announced by the government for COVID-19...

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    Domestic violence surges in locked down Europe: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 11:14pm on May 07, 2020

    Emergency services across Europe have seen a sharp rise in domestic abuse calls under sweeping coronavirus lockdowns imposed across the continent, the World Health Organisation’s...

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    Online courts against domestic violence demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:40pm on May 07, 2020

    Domestic Violence Protection Alliance, a coalition of 25 human rights organisations, has urged the Chief Justice to operate online magistrate courts to record domestic violence...

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    Domestic abuse reports double under Russia lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:56pm on May 05, 2020

    Reported cases of domestic violence have more than doubled in Russia during the lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s human rights...

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    UN chief urges govts to protect women during coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:48pm on April 06, 2020

    UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has urged governments to include the protection of women in their response to the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic. Reports of...

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    Fears of domestic violence rise as millions confined over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:18pm on March 28, 2020

    With families across Europe confined to their homes to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, fears are rising of a surge in domestic violence....