Need to speak about intimate partner violence: Union minister Irani | India News

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NEW DELHI: At a time when the country is reeling in shock over the brutal murder of Shraddha Walker by her live-in partner, Union women and child development and minority affairs minister Smriti Irani said that there is need to speak about intimate partner violence and that a discussion on the subject is important.
“Nobody cuts a woman into small pieces in the heat of the moment, and nobody continues to beat a woman who he claims to love or is in a relationship with,” Irani said as she questioned “vouyeristic headlines” drawing from the accused Aaftab Poonawala’s statement that “he did it in the the heat of the moment”.
“The fact that the abuse was continuous and was known to so many people and the fact that there was not much she could get in terms of help is an issue that needs to be elaborately reflected on by people at large because intimate partner violence and…

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