User: campaigns Topic: Attacks on Women
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Govt gets 92,000 calls on abuse during lockdown 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
"Confinement is fostering the tension and strain created by security, health, and money worries. And it is increasing isolation for women with violent partners, separating them from the people and resources that can best help them. It's a perfect storm for controlling, violent behaviour behind closed doors," UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said in a statement calling the violence against women and girls 'a shadow pandemic'.
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Paramedic from Bihar hospital assaulted by neighbours 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
The complainant, Neelu Kumari, said the complainant, who has been attached to the hospital's isolation ward, has alleged that she was stopped from entering her home through the back gate which she was doing as a precautionary measure by her neighbours.
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MSAD to launch online campaign against racism 8.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
MSAD to launch online campaign against racism
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Recalling how quarantine worked in colonial India could explain attack on Indore’s health workers 8.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
During the 1897 plague epidemic, authorities in India faced mass resentment when they started isolating people.
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Gujarat Couple Arrested For Harassing Doctor Treating COVID-19 Patients 7.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A couple was arrested on Monday in Surat in Gujarat for allegedly harassing a woman doctor with aunts over the coronavirus outbreak, the police said.
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Surat Doctor Assaulted By Neighbours For Treating COVID-19 Patients 6.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The National Commission for Women has directed the Gujarat police to conduct a thorough probe into the alleged harassment of a woman doctor in Surat for being in close proximity to coronavirus...
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Coronavirus: UN chief urges governments to address ‘horrifying global surge’ in domestic violence 6.4.2020 Scroll.in
In a video message, Antonio Guterres highlighted a surge in domestic violence cases as lockdown measures put women in perpetual proximity to their abuser.
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Sexual assault accused arrested 6.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Sexual assault accused arrested
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Notorious criminal Rafikul held at Dergaon 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Notorious criminal Rafikul held at Dergaon
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Lockdown effect? Abuse at home up 5.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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In Italy, support groups fear lockdown is silencing domestic abuse victims 4.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Italy has seen a sharp fall in official reports of domestic violence as it approaches a month under coronavirus lockdown, raising concern among some support groups that forced confinement is leaving victims struggling to seek help.
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Covid-19 lockdown: Five arrested for allegedly pelting stones at police personnel in Hubbali 4.4.2020 Scroll.in
The police said they had prevented the gathering of people from offering mass Friday prayers, citing prohibitory orders in place to contain the coronavirus.
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4 held in MP under NSA for attacking health workers 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
Under the NSA, people can be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if the authorities are satisfied that the person is a threat to the national security or law and order.
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Tabligh members 'harass' nurses, UP to invoke NSA 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
The six Jamaat members at the Gaziabad district hospital were shifted to an isolation ward set up at a private educational institute after the complaints against them.
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Coronavirus: Chelsea set up charity for domestic abuse 3.4.2020 Rediff: Sports
Chelsea have already opened the hotel on their Stamford Bridge stadium site to National Health Service staff in London, while the men's squad have donated money to the Chelsea Foundation to help support those in need during the crisis.
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Covid-19: Tablighi Jamaat members who harassed UP hospital staff to be charged under NSA 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The members admitted in the Ghaziabad hospital have been accused of endangering staff by violating coronavirus precautions.
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Coronavirus: NCW expresses concern over rise in domestic violence cases during lockdown 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The women’s body received 69 cases of domestic abuse in the first phase of the lockdown between March 24 and April 1.
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Soccer: Chelsea to help Refuge tackle domestic abuse 3.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
English soccer club Chelsea have teamed up with domestic abuse charity Refuge to help raise funds for women and children left in vulnerable situations because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Boxing: How Simranjeet Kaur dropped a weight category and punched her way to the Olympics 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Kaur became the first woman boxer from Punjab to qualify for the Olympics at the Asian Qualifying Event in Amman, Jordan, last month.
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COVID-19: Doctors, cops attacked at a few places 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
Two women doctors were injured in Indore when a five-member team of health officials was pelted with stones in Taatpatti Bakhal area on Wednesday while they were trying to trace a person who had come into contact with a COVID-19 patient, police said.
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