Domestic violence: Most victims career women

07 June 2015  Kota Kinabalu: Most victims of domestic violence are professional, at the Barefoot College in India under the Swepa Barefoot Solar Project.

Read more at http://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=100403

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The Social And Legal Paradox Relating To Marital Rape In India: Addressing Structural Inequalities

03 June 2015 Recently when the Bill to criminalize marital rape was introduced in India, it was turned down by the Parliament. According to some of the Parliamentarians, marriage is a sacred institution and touching it will leads to breakdown of  marriages.

Read more at http://www.countercurrents.org/nigam030615.htm

The phone app challenging violence against women in a Mumbai slum

02 June 2015  Mumbai’s Dharavi slum is home to anywhere between 300,000 and 1 million people. Bhanuben was born and brought up here and knows the place like the back of her hand, and the challenges of surviving in this “teeming slum of 1 million souls”.

Read more at http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/jun/02/phone-app-challenging-violence-against-women-mumbai-slum-dharavi

The Truth Behind The Suicide Statistic For Older Teen Girls

02-Jun-2015 That finding made headlines around the world last month after it was .Self-harm can refer to any form of violence to oneself: cutting, drug … Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia and Maldives”.

Read more at http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/06/02/409731413/suicide-no-1-cause-of-death-for-older-teen-girls

Gay teenager ‘forced to have sex with his own mother’ to ‘cure’ his homosexuality, campaigners in India say

02 June 2015 A teenager was reportedly forced to have sex with his own mother in one of the horrific cases of “corrective rape” uncovered by campaigners in India.

Read more at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/gay-teenager-forced-to-have-sex-with-his-own-mother-in-corrective-rape-in-india-10291949.html