Category Archives: Women Abuse

Duchess of Cornwall delivers powerful speech on domestic abuse

The Duchess of Cornwall delivered a powerful speech as she spoke out against the “heinous” problem of domestic abuse at the Women of the World Festival on Friday. Camilla, 72, who is president of the organisation, addessed the ‘corrosive’ effect that the issue can have, saying: “I find it almost impossible to think that any friend of mine […]

Nearly two-thirds of teenage girls have been in abusive relationships, study finds

James Hockaday A study shows 64 per cent of teenage girls have experienced relationship abuse, but many were not aware of it (Picture: Getty Images/Love Respect/Women’s Aid) Women’s Aid has launched a website to help teenage girls after a study revealed nearly two-thirds of them had been in abusive relationships. The charity’s new #LoveRespect project […]

Triple talaq: How Indian Muslim women fought, and won, the divorce battle

Source: The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam is unconstitutional. It is being hailed as a huge victory by rights activists. But the battle was not easy, as the BBC’s Geeta Pandey in Delhi explains. Over the years, Muslim women in India have complained of living […]