The insidious prevalence of domestic violence in India.

For as long as girls are taught that marriage is their only goal, they must compromise and a bad husband is better than no husband, they will continue to remain in abusive relationships.

Until the monstrosity of his alleged crime, Aaftab Poonawala was your average abusive neighbor. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

When R, then 19, fell in love with a man from another caste, her parents made one thing very clear: She was dead to them.

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