Tag: domestic violence
Port Dickson Magistrate's Court grants a discharge and orders lawyer's RM500 bail be returned to him.
Lawyer M Manoharan says he will bring a civil suit against the public prosecutor unless charges of obstructing police in carrying out their investigations are dropped against a fellow lawyer representing a domestic violence victim.
A total of 74 women have been allegedly killed by men in France this year.
Like most countries across Asia-Pacific, Malaysia does not have an anti-stalking law and such behaviour is often culturally seen as a private or a family matter.
The Court of Appeal says it has no reason to interfere in the findings of the trial judge.
The Women's Aid Organisation asks the NRD to address three major concerns with respect to the safety of women seeking divorce in cases of domestic violence.
A new UN study shows more than half the women who were murdered worldwide last year were killed by their partners or family members.
Police say the lawyer was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence
The deputy minister says Putrajaya will continue to hold discussions with all concerned parties on amendments to the law.
Chicago Cubs player Addison Russell was placed on administrative leave on Friday due to domestic violence allegations by ex-wife Melisa Reidy-Russell.
Jimmy Smith was suspended after an investigation into allegations made by the mother of his first child.
New Zealand has one of the highest domestic violence rates in the developed world.
A survey by aid agency Oxfam, interviewed 4,731 men and women aged 15 to 25 in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, showed violence against women is seen as normal.
Ruth Kamande was sentenced to death for murdering her boyfriend, Farid Mohammed, by stabbing him 25 times.
Noura Hussein had been found guilty of the "intentional murder" of a man she said raped her.
Despatch rider, 35, also threatened her by saying 'I'll make you sorry for the rest of your life'.
A minister who stood her ground against naysayers and saw the Domestic Violence Act become law after 10 years of public pressure.
The book is the result of author Bernice Chauly’s two-year creative writing workshops with domestic violence victims.
Women's Aid Organisation says women need respect and equality, not a beauty product that promises fair skin and a flat tummy.
The hotline's main objective is to assist victims by giving step-by-step guidance on how to cease being a victim and how get help from the relevant authorities.
Lawyer-activist says it is more important to teach men that violence shows a lack of self-control, while women's group says public caning violates human rights.
If domestic abuse occurs during a weekend, the victim can now obtain an emergency protection order from a welfare officer without waiting for the courts.
Minister Rohani Abdul Karim says the EPOs will provide immediate protection to victims of domestic violence.
NGO chief wants government to establish more domestic violence shelters and allocate more funds for their management.