SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TX - NOVEMBER 06: Law enforcement officials continue their investigation at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs during the early morning hours of November 6, 2017 in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Yesterday a gunman, Devin Patrick Kelly, killed 26 people at the church and wounded many more when he opened fire during a Sunday service. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
The gunman accused of committing the deadliest mass shooting in modern Texas history sent threatening texts to his mother-in-law before targeting the church where she sometimes worshiped, authorities...
Eight white crosses were erected in memory of the victims in Mississippi.
Law kicked off the hashtag by sharing actionable steps he's going to take to address sexual violence.
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LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. ― As he was waiting to be taken to jail, a local reporter asked Willie Cory Godbolt why he did it. Why did he kill all those people? "Because I love my wife and I love my childre...
The 31-year-old actress alleged that she was asked to quit her acting career.
Victim's family and friends are now running a campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence.
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One Imgur user's post has recently gone viral for its horrifying portrayal of what an abusive relationship can look like. KrissyKross, who requested to be referred to by her Imgur username, told HuffP...
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He thought she was having an affair.
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'Like men in the community do'.
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An ad campaign from Bangladesh is highlighting the heartbreaking consequences of domestic violence. The ad was produced by the Dhaka-based advertising agency Sun Communications for Jui, a hair oil com...
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As punishment, the panchayat asked the the groom to transfer land to the bride.
A Silicon Valley woman who allegedly suffered a decade of physical abuse at the hands of her CEO husband has offered up a heartbreaking account of her experience. In a victim impact statement read alo...
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What does a victim of violence look like?
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The pattern has become dismally routine: A man, typically acting alone, commits an act of public violence stunning in its indifference to human life. In the days following the attack, reports emerge t...
It took me seven years to say enough is enough.
Drawing lessons from women frontline workers' everyday negotiations of gender-based violence.
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An interesting case has been referred to me, where both the husband and wife have corporate jobs and are drawing a salary of around ₹10 lakh per month. Nitesh* is a chartered accountant and Renuka is...
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"Husbands felt a loss of control over their wives."
The Russian parliament on Wednesday gave its overwhelming backing to a draft law that would ease some penalties for domestic violence, alarming women's rights campaigners who fear it will encourage ab...
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An unlikely hero, indeed.
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The police have registered a case of domestic violence based on the video.
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The accused was later released on bail.
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Note: this post contains some spoilers As a feminist activist who has worked on systemic violence on Indian women for over 15 years, I have long waited for India to produce a film like Parched. Direct...
He punched and kicked his girlfriend 117 times.
Let me start by saying that I am not against marriage as an institution. However, I am against the fundamental inequality that has the power to convert an Indian marriage into a form of slavery.
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As she opens the door for the maid in the morning, she notices the woman has a new bruise and a blackened eye. She makes her warm compresses and gives her a painkiller. The maid returns the gesture by steeping two hot cups of tea. They drink the tea together in silence. No questions are asked. The maid had also not questioned the bruises on the face of her employer two weeks back…
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The Supreme Court has refused to take a lenient view towards a man sent to jail for five years for cruelty towards his pregnant wife forcing her to commit suicide, saying her story resembled the tale...
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Filmmaker Nagraj Manjule, who is currently a hot favorite in the Marathi film circuit after the phenomenal success of Sairat, has reportedly had a dark past that is catching up with him even as he sca...
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When the world's oldest woman credits her longevity to two raw eggs a day and walking out of a miserable marriage ("I didn't want to be dominated by anyone," she explained), it's time to pause and think. Take or leave the raw eggs, but domestic abuse is something no one should tolerate.
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A 40-year-old cook in Delhi has been arrested for allegedly strangling his wife, chopping her body into parts, and dumping them at a secluded spot near their home. The cook, Gulbuddin, had reportedly...
NEW DELHI -- AAP MLA and former law minister Somnath Bharti has been chargesheeted by Delhi Police for alleged offences of attempt to murder and cruelty to his wife in a domestic violence case lodged...
Nitin Chawla, the husband of 25-year-old model Priyanka Kapoor who committed suicide on 27 March has allegedly admitted to beating up his wife because he could not handle her extravagant lifestyle cho...
A 25-year-old woman committed suicide in south Delhi's Defence Colony and her body was found hanging in her home on 27 March morning. The former model has allegedly left behind a suicide note where sh...