Tag: domestic violence
Stacy Singh, 26, was stabbed multiple times by her husband Vinny Loknath before he hung himself in a nearby park. Her tragic death should be a wake-up call to all Indo-Caribbeans who know of someone suffering from domestic abuse, especially in light of movements like #MeToo -- we should be inspired to speak out.
Lisa Ramadhar remembers the first time she met her mother, but little did she know that on that landmark day it would lead to a truth bubbling below the surface of domestic violence, immigration and how to pair her parents, the abuser and the abused, with herself.
Boxer Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom's recent split and public feud cause society to confront a very ugly truth.
From an outsider’s perspective, Neha Rastogi and her abuser lived an enviable life. But, behind closed doors, Neha endured frequent beatings and verbal abuse.
I don’t really remember where it all started. Maybe it was when we were arguing that one cold November night. My memory plays games; at times I can feel the winds, hear the hollowness of the winter that resembles but other times, it's as if someone put snow over my memory like a blanket. That night you got so upset you slammed your own fist down on our dining table.
The burden of womanhood is not one I should bear with such heavy heart, it is one that I should carry with joy and pride but yet you make me regret it?
Sigma Sigma Rho Sorority Inc. showed me the various opportunities that Greek life has to offer and I instantly went from being a girl who would never do a sorority to someone who knew she had to join one!
With the common South Asian rhetoric used to educate about sex, your daughter is told that she doesn’t control her own body. If not her own body, what does she control?
U.N. Women Pakistan recently released a new video to fight against the domestic and sexual violence women face around the world and particularly, Pakistan. U.N.
I tend to think of myself as a pretty rational and practical person, and I often am, especially when it comes to giving relationship advice to my friends.
As a young girl, I swore I would never marry. Never was I one of those girls who envisioned and planned for a wedding of grandeur. I never dreamt of a faceless man who would one day sweep me off my feet. I never wished to share my deepest thoughts and darkest emotions with someone else. From the very beginning, I was against the entire institution. Marriage, I would say, was not in my future.
Soon after I landed in Bengaluru in October 2014, I read a news story about a young Indian North-Eastern couple who had been beaten up by a group of nationalist thugs in Bangalore, the very city where I was born.
After giving us countless hits in the past, it seems like Vidya Balan is en route to hitting another home run with her upcoming film, "Hamari Adhoori Kahani." The much-awaited movie that also stars
As South Asian Americans, many of us think of domestic violence as an old world issue.
RadiumOne CEO's Gurbaksh Chahal dodges jail time for allegedly beating and kicking his girlfriend 117 times during a 30-minute attack last year. The mind-boggling attack was caught on tape via home security footage, but Chahal leaves this case with not one scratch on his back. He will not serve a single day or even an hour of jail time.
For Women's History Month in March, a few BG writers attended an uplifting event to discuss and garner the state of women at New Jersey City University. Saraswati Cultural Association of New Jersey, a nonprofit founded by Anita Chadha , in collaboration with New Jersey City University’s Professional Studies Department, sponsored the event - Appreciating Women: Past, Present and Future.