In a bid to help tackle rise in domestic violence during the social distancing times in India, twitter on Wednesday launched a dedicated search prompt to serve information and updates from authoritative sources around domestic violence.
Domestic violence has been prevalent ever since the evolution of apes into man. Thus, to call our society civilised is an outrageous lie. In his book ‘If This is a Man’, Primo Levi writes that in the absence of the very laws that man himself has made, man himself would have created ruckus and committed every imaginable crime — murder, thieving, etc. (“Russian women stuck in lockdown hell as abuse surges,” May 25, Gulf Today).
People on Twitter, including politicians, on Wednesday demanded justice for an eight-year-old girl who succumbed to injuries inflicted by her employers — who allegedly tortured her for accidentally setting their parrots free.
Police confirmed that Arsalan had fled with his wife after subjecting his mother to the beating. However, police said the suspect would be arrested and brought to book.
"The couple went to meet the parents of the woman on the occasion for Eid at a nearby location on Saturday night. They left the children at their grandmother's house and returned home. The incident happened after that," said a senior police officer.
A Syrian yoga instructor, Diala Jamaleddin, who lives in Egypt's Cairo city, conducted a yoga class for women in front of the Giza pyramid.
Along a five-kilometre (three-mile) stretch of road in Sulaimaniyah, an Iraqi Kurdish artist on Monday unveiled a stitched collage of clothes from women survivors of domestic violence.
Sharypova, a Russian former junior player, alleged that she injected herself with insulin in an attempt to take her own life after Zverev punched her during an argument.
The pandemic has forced everyone to spend more time than they want indoors. For some, it was a long well deserved holiday but for a lot of women around the world, it was a nightmare.