Tag: Domestic violence

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Chhattisgarh Villagers Protest Against Hundreds Lining Up to Buy Liquor

 
/ August 19, 2020

Chhattisgarh women protest against a liquor shop where hundreds of men line up everyday to buy liquor.

70 percent of women in India face domestic violence each year

 
/ May 18, 2020

Video volunteers community correspondent Bideshini reports on cases of domestic violence from her district of Sundergarh in Odisha.

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Wife Murdered | Rise In Domestic Violence During The Pandemic | COVID 19 | Jammu...

 
/ May 4, 2020

In Poonch district of Jammu, Zaitoon Bi allegedly succumbed to her husband’s violence. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the risk of intimate partner violence is likely to increase during the lockdown. Sadly, this is coming true in many parts of the country. Helpline numbers are of big...

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UP Wife’s Demands for Justice Remains Unheard as India Lacks Marital Rape Laws

 
/ July 24, 2019

A woman in Uttar Pradesh has been a victim of forced sexual intercourse by her husband while the law does not consider it “rape”.

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/ May 24, 2017

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We Couldn't Have Done It Without You: Our Keys Stats & Numbers as on 11th...

 
/ March 7, 2017

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A Body of Pain – Questioning Marital Rape on Valentine’s Day

 
/ February 14, 2017

Video Volunteer’s correspondents Usha Patel and Babita Maurya talk about sexual consent in UP’s villages Today is Valentine’s Day. There will be hearts and candies and flowers, at least in the metros. There will also be rapes, in both cities and villages. Legally sanctioned, “sacramental”, marital rapes inside homes. The...

FIR denied to a Survivor of Domestic Violence

 
/ April 26, 2016

India has entered into a new millennium, termed as the development phase but from the dawn of civilization till today but women under the patriarchal society of India continue to be oppressed and ill-treated. A woman is subjugated – dependent, weak, exploited and faces gender discrimination in every sphere of...