Why gender-based violence of any nature is tabooed in Kashmir?

Why gender-based violence of any nature is tabooed in Kashmir?

The recent incident that took place in Shopian from South Kashmir, sent shock waves across the valley. A woman was beaten to death by a peer, a faith healer. And ironically it was her husband who took her to the peer citing some evil spirit had taken over her body. The incident took place on … Read more

One in four women experience violence before age 50: Study

One in four women experience violence before age 50: Study

Ground Report | New Delhi: More than one in four women, 27%, experience violence from their partner before the age of 50, according to a global analysis led by researchers from McGill University (Canada) and the World Health Organization.  According to the finding published in The Lancet, one in four women (or 13%) has experienced … Read more

Domestic violence: Lockdown is becoming hell for women

One in four women experience violence before age 50: Study

The rising cases of domestic violence has shaken the administration Sanjana Tiwari Ground Report | New Delhi: Since the covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown came into force in 2021, India had witnessed a large increase in domestic violence cases being reported. While there was a decline in the number of domestic violence cases when the lockdown was … Read more

Divorces, marital feuds, domestic violence at all-time high in Valley

One in four women experience violence before age 50: Study

‘Wrong use of internet, drug abuse among youth reason for high divorce rate in J&K, in-laws must treat brides as their daughters, Moral degradation rotting Kashmir’s society’ Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam Saturday said that divorces, marital feuds and domestic violence related cases are all time high in Kashmir and the situation going from bad to … Read more

More than 30% of women victims of domestic violence in five states including Kashmir

10 Indian States with Most Domestic Violence Cases

The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) in 22 states and union territories of India has yielded shocking results. According to the survey results, about 40 percent of women in Bihar suffered physical and sexual violence at the hands of their husbands. The NFHS found in its survey that the worst cases in cases of domestic … Read more