#DomesticViolence

.Atlanta, GA, USA
Marcell Ozuna is an outfield player for Atlanta Braves. (Photo Credit: Sandy Springs Police Department)

  • The 30-year-old Dominican was arrested for aggravated assault strangulation and battery -- family violence
  • The league and players union have had a joint policy against domestic violence since 2015
  • Ozuna led the National League last year with 18 home runs

.Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India
The incident took place at Milak area in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

  • A man sewed his wife's genitals with an aluminium thread after suspecting her of being in an extra marital affair
  • The man asked his wife for a fidelity test after which the incident happened
  • The husband was later arrested by the Milak police station

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt separated in 2016. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Angelina Jolie has filed documents in court, according to which she has "proof" to support her claim
  • Their children have agreed to provide testimony on Pitt's alleged violence, as per the document
  • In 2016, Jolie had accused Pitt of mistreating son Maddox

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Violence Against Women Act passed on Wednesday by a 244-172 margin in the House of Representatives. (Photo credit: Representational image/Pixabay)

  • Violence Against Women Act was originally passed in 1994, and has been updated in 2000, 2005 and 2013
  • The recently upated version also includes the LGBTQ community under its pool of groups affected by abuse
  • The bill was stopped from being passed in the US Senate in 2019 after an objection from National Rifle Association

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Even some House Republicans voted in favour. (Picture Credit: Pixabay)

  • The House voted 244 to 172 in favour of the bill
  • 29 Republicans also voted in support of the bill
  • The bill authorises funding for grants and support in an effort to prevent and combat violence against women

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Investigation on the rock personality began on Friday, after a woman complained of the musician (Photo credit: Instagram/@marilynmanson)

  • The incidents, as alleged by the affected woman on Friday, took place between 2009 and 2011
  • The case was opened by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Special Victims Bureau
  • The incidents took place between 2009 and 2011

.Guna, Madhya Pradesh, India
The video emerged from Madhya Pradesh's Guna district. (Photo Credit: ScreenGrab-Twitter/@ANI)

  • The woman was made to walk several kilometers as a 'punishment' for leaving her husband
  • The incident took place sometime last week
  • Three people were arrested over the incident

.Moscow, Russia
The trial began in June after delays due to the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • In November 2019, Oleg Sokolov was arrested in a drunk state with a backpack containing a woman's arms 
  • The historian pleaded guilty to the charges of murdering 24-year-old Anastasia Yeshchenko
  • The decorated historian authored several books on Napoleon Bonaparte

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Domestic violence against women remained the most serious concern for the Ministry of Woman and Child Development in 2020. (Photo Credits: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • NCW received several complaints of domestic violence in March due the lockdown
  • Complaints peaked in July when the commission received 660 such complaints
  • Economic insecurity, financial instability and isolation were reasons for the increase in cases

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Omar Vizquel has denied beating up his wife saying it is just a divorce. (Photo Credit:Twitter/@VizquelOmar13)

  • Omar's wife Blanca Vizquel said that he physically abused her multiple times
  • MLB interviewed Blanca and members of her family about the allegations
  • Omar Vizquel is a former Cleveland Indians All-Star