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One in three women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner in their lifetime, says a World Health Organisation (WHO) report. According to the report, this violence starts early — one in four young women (aged between 15-24 years) who have been in a relationship will have already experienced violence by an intimate partner by the time they reach their mid-twenties. Intimate…

Shopian: Police have arrested a non local labourer for allegedly raping a woman in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police sources said that Police Station Keller of Shopian district arrested one non local labourer namely Gagan Deep Shukla son of Tarshi Lal shukla, a resident of Samri District of Jalandar for the allegations of raping a woman who hails from Dunaroo village of Keller Shopian. Police sources said that the accused was arrested and a formal…