Ahmedabad lockdown: Assault cases up 86%, domestic violence 12%

Published on March 30, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Soumya (name changed), 32, an executive with a city-based company, called the Abhayam 181 helpline when she could no longer take the verbal abuse from her husband which had been going on for a week. “She had to balance work with her domestic responsibilities. While she also works from … Continue reading Ahmedabad lockdown: Assault cases up 86%, domestic violence 12%

Ahmedabad lockdown: Peace & quiet outside, unrest rocks homes

Published on April 5, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Just days into the lockdown, a Maninagar-based business couple entered into a big fight over house work and finances which resulted in wife smashing husband's laptop on the floor. The angry husband reciprocated with a resounding thappad which sent the SOS 181 women's helpline phone ringing. "The couple is … Continue reading Ahmedabad lockdown: Peace & quiet outside, unrest rocks homes