physical abuse

Ban elephants in circus, says PETA


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated ... Read more...

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Bollywood condemns Guwahati molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Disgusting" and "shameful" is how Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu and Farhan Akhtar have dubbed the molestation of a teenager by a mob in ... Read more...

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Childhood abuse may cause suicidal thoughts in adulthood


April 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Children who suffer physical abuse are likely to harbour suidical thoughts as adults, a new study from the University of Toronto has said.According to the report, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Youth arrested for raping, beating teen domestic help


April 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was arrested for raping and beating his teenaged domestic help in the capital's Jamia Nagar, police said Thursday.Nadeem was arrested Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Man nabbed for killing ex-wife


March 20th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A 35-year-old man and his accomplice have been arrested for the alleged murder of his former wife in November last year, police said Tuesday/Deepak Gupta ... Read more...

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‘Create a helpline for rape victims’


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) In a significant development, the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to create a helpline for rape victims.A bench comprising ... Read more...

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Abuse in orphanage: Court refuses to bar fresh probes


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to bar any fresh inquiry into the sexual assault and harassment of children at a privately-run orphanage in central ... Read more...

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Court demands explanations about orpahange excesses


February 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central and Delhi governments following media reports of sexual assault and harassment of children at ... Read more...

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Child abuse hospitalised 4,500 US kids in one year


February 7th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) In one year alone, over 4,500 children in the US were hospitalised due to child abuse, and 300 of them died of their injuries, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Alarming number of US kids abused, hospitalised


February 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) An "alarming" 4,500-plus children subjected to abuse in the US ended up in hospitals and 300 of them died of injuries in a single year, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stalkers may soon have tough time in Britain


February 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) The British government may soon formulate a law laying down "substantial" jail terms for stalkers.British parliamentarians believe the problem has become so acute that a new ... Read more...

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Farah sad with SRK-Shirish brawl


January 30th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan is upset about a reported brawl between her superstar friend Shah Rukh Khan and her husband Shirish Kunder at a high-profile party ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elderly left to lead appalling lives in Britain


November 24th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Thousands of elderly people in Britain are suffering abuse and neglect at their homes, courtesy the very staff employed for their special care, a report has ... Read more...

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Sexually abused girl child more prone to stroke


November 14th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Girls who have been sexually or physically abused may be more vulnerable to heart attacks and strokes as adults.The study conducted by Brigham University found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Abused chicks likely to grow into bullies


August 10th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Chicks, bullied by the older birds, tend to perpetuate the same behaviour themselves when they come of age.Such chicks are more likely to grow into bullies ... Read more...

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Malaysian woman leaves hubby who married 15 others!


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has left her husband who have married up to 15 other women, each in different states.After finding out she was actually the fifth wife, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 50,000 children living on Delhi streets


April 28th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The national capital's streets are home to over 50,000 children, almost one percent of Delhi's total child population, says a new study by an NGO.According ... Read more...

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Elderly victims of abuse more likely to use alcohol or drugs: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): New research has found that victims of severe traumatic elder abuse are more likely to be female, suffer from a neurological or mental disorder, and to abuse drugs ... Read more...

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Shocking new pics of bruised Rihanna emerge


February 25th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): Shocking new pictures of singer Rihanna following her beating at the hands of ex-beau, Chris Brown, have emerged.In the images, the pop star has multiple lacerations on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1m kids in UK ’suffer abuse’


February 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Almost a million children in UK have suffered abuse or neglect, a survey has revealed.According to the poll of 2,200-plus children, one in five youngsters aged 11 to ... Read more...

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Childhood physical abuse associated with peptic ulcers


February 11th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study from researchers at the University of Toronto has found that victims of childhood physical abuse are more than twice as likely to develop ulcers than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Controversial cop named for medal, locals protest


January 26th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, January 26 (IANS) Locals and activists took to the streets here to protest the award of the President's Police Medal to the city's former Deputy Inspector General of Police Prem Prakash, ... Read more...

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Rapes assuming epidemic proportions in Pak’s Sindh province


January 21st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 21(ANI): 120 cases of rape, including six of gang rape, were reported in Pakistan's Sindh province between May 1, 2008 to October 31, 2008, provincial Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kids with divorced parents ‘have more suicidal thoughts’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adult children of divorce are more likely to have seriously considered suicide than their peers from intact families.University of Toronto investigators examined ... Read more...

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Rihanna: Bridges Gap With Dad On Christmas


January 11th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rihanna, the pop star with a great voice quality that makes the 22 year old a darling with one and all does have her own shares of highs and lows ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts ‘upset’ over brother’s ‘abuse’ claim


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Actress Julia Roberts is said to be 'very upset' over her actor brother's allegations that he was abused as a child by his mother.Roberts said she was "deeply ... Read more...

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US teen who sexually assaulted girls, drank blood claims he was a vampire


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A teenager in the US, who claims he was a vampire before sexually assaulting girls and drinking their blood, has been arrested.Matthew Lovrine, 17, who reportedly bragged about ... Read more...

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Nicollette Sheridan Steps Back From Abuse Claims Against Desperate Housewives Maker


December 18th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Former Desperate Housewives actress Nicollette Sheridan, who filed a lawsuit worth $20 million against the show’s maker Marc Cherry, has agreed to drop the claims of mental and physical abuse.Sheridian ... Read more...

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Vatican urges prudence in assessing WikiLeaks documents


December 14th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has described as "a matter of extreme seriousness" the WikiLeaks release of diplomatic cables alleging that it refused to assist an Irish inquiry into clerical sex ... Read more...

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Rihanna regrets staying with Brown after assault


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is annoyed as she can't believe she stayed with Chris Brown even after he assaulted her.The "Rude Boy" singer was assaulted by then-boyfriend Brown in ... Read more...

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Delhi Is Not Safe For Women, Says Gul Panag


November 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
An extremely angry and disappointed Gul Panag poured her vent out to the media saying that though Delhi has improved over the years in terms of infrastructure, the nature of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Childhood sexual, physical abuse linked to alcoholism in women


November 18th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women who suffered sexual or physical abuse as children are more likely to abuse alcohol than are others.According to the study, women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman sold as sex slave for old car


November 17th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A French couple sold their daughter for a used car. She was subjected to sexual and physical abuses for three years that included hiring out for sex to ... Read more...

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Teen daughter sold in exchange for car used as sex slave for 3 years


November 17th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a couple allegedly traded in their daughter for a used car to another family who used her as a sex slave for three years.A ... Read more...

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Sexual, physical abuse history linked to fibroids in premenopausal women


November 16th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new US study has found that both physical and sexual abuse history are associated with higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life.Uterine leiomyomas, also known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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