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Pakistani nurses vulnerable to sexual harassment


August 5th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Young women medical professionals and nurses in Pakistan are among the many groups vulnerable to workplace violence and sexual harassment, a leading Pakistani daily said Sunday.Despite ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian students once again head for Australia


May 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 9 (IANS) Indian students are once again heading to Australia, along with a rise in international students, with the perceived threat of physical violence having receded to a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘High proportion of HIV+ women report domestic abuse’


May 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 6 (IANS) A high proportion of HIV positive women report domestic violence than HIV negative women, says a latest study by the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune.Conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

British teachers warn of rising pupil-violence


March 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Over-indulged children who are aware more of their rights than responsibilities are fuelling violence in the classroom, British teachers have warned.One in three British teachers has ... Read more...

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Violent relationships smother good parenting


March 4th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Married or cohabiting couples who have been mutually violent during pregnancy are likely to have more trouble parenting as a team, a study reveals. "This finding ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

`Millions of Americans are victims of attacks by partners’


December 15th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) An average of 24 people per minute become the victims of rape, physical violence or harassment by their partner or spouse in the US, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“The Help” - Poignant, Gutsy, Topical and Important (IANS Movie Review -Rating:****1/2)


November 26th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Help", Director: Tate Taylor, Actors: Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, Rating: ****1/2The history of the world is the history of the billions of brutalities perpetrated on millions ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

One-third Austrian women sexually harassed at work


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 22 (IANS) A survey released in Austria says that one third of women in the country have been sexually harassed at work.The survey released Monday under the title ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Children eyewitness to family violence


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) More than one out of four children have been exposed to physical violence between their parents at some time, say US researchers.But the vast bulk of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Activists give voice to women in strife-torn regions


September 30th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Women activists from South Asian countries have emphasised upon a greater role for women in peace building measures in conflict-ridden regions."We need to document women's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Social exclusion fuelled looting, arson in London: Experts


August 10th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Social exclusion and breakdown of law and order could have spurred looters to disregard social norms, a media report said, quoting experts Tuesday."Many of the people ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

35 percent Indian women suffer domestic violence: UN


July 7th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Around 35 percent Indian women suffer from physical violence at the hands of their partners while nearly 40 percent men and women think that it ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bangladesh apex court bans fatwa as punishment


May 12th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday ruled against 'fatwa' (Islamic religious edict) being issued as punishment against hapless women.The Supreme Court modified a High Court verdict of 2001, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

John F. Kennedy’s wife hated Elizabeth Taylor


April 11th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Late actress Elizabeth Taylor had invited a jealous wrath of Jackie Kennedy, who ­accused her of having an affair with her husband and the then US ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Men too ’suffer psychological trauma from partner abuse’


April 8th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Two recent studies have revealed that men who are abused by their female partners can suffer significant psychological trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts.Although ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six out of 10 male drug addicts abuse partners


March 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Six out of 10 male drug addicts abuse their partners physically and psychologically, reveals a new study. A study by the University of Granada, Spain, revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

6 out of 10 male drug-addicts abuse their intimate partners


March 4th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): New research has revealed a high rate of gender-based violence -both physical and psychological- directed by drug-addict men against their partners.The study conducted at the University of Granada ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women more competitive than men


February 27th, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Women may be the fairer sex but they are more cunning and competitive than men when the going gets tough.Instead of physical violence women rely more on subtle ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women ‘more competitive’ than men


February 26th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Women are more cunning and competitive than men when the going gets tough, according to a new research.Psychologist Joyce Benenson, of Harvard University, found that instead of physical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strong link found between victimization experiences, substance abuse


February 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a strong link between victimization experiences and substance abuse.The correlation is especially prevalent among gays, lesbians and bisexuals ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in World |

UK court rules criticising, shouting at partner is domestic abuse


January 27th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court in Britain has ruled that criticising and shouting at partner and not giving them money constitutes as domestic violence.According to the Daily Mail, Lady Brenda ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gillard facing revolts over Australia’s treatment of WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange


December 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is facing a revolt from several MPs in her left-wing parliamentary faction, who are enraged at the treatment of Julian Assange, founder of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Holocaust-Era Mass Grave Found In Romania


November 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Bucharest, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mass grave consisting of several bodies of Jews victims, killed by the Romanian army during World War 2, was dug at Vulturi forest in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Lafangey Parindey’ - edgy love story of street fighter, blind girl (IANS Preview)


August 16th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) After the 2007 box-office dud "Laaga Chunri Mein Daag", director Pradeep Sarkar looks forward to securing a hit with "Lafangey Parindey", an unusual love story about a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

LiLo’s dad slapped with restraining order after fiancee’s abuse claim


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's dad Michael has been given a restraining order after being accused of kicking her fiancee in the face.Kate Major filed a police complaint that Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Childhood sexual abuse linked to greater risk for HIV in gay men


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study has found that gay and bisexual men who experienced sexual abuse and social shaming in childhood, experience psychosocial health problems later in life, which could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Photo Of Oksana Grigorieva True, Not Doctored Claims Her Representative


July 19th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ugly broil between the Russian singer Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson has been making news recently. She had also released recordings of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gibson ‘threatened to burn down house after demanding sex’


July 15th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): If audiotapes are to be believed, then Mel Gibson once demanded sex from his then-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva and told her he would burn down the house afterwards.Raging ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Insulting’ your spouse can now send you to the slammer in France


July 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Couples who insult each other can now end up being jailed under a new French law, which has made "psychological violence" a criminal offence.The law, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stay away from ‘Guys and Dolls’: Reilly warns rivals


June 13th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) John C. Reilly is so keen to play the role of Nathan Detroit in the remake of 1955 movie musical "Guys and Dolls" that he is ready to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nearly 4 million Californians report sexual, physical violence


April 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A study has found that nearly 4 million adults in California have reported being a victim of physical or sexual violence at the hands of a spouse, companion ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neil Nitin Mukesh gets wounded all over in ‘Lafange Parinde’


April 24th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) It seems doing traumatic roles has become a part of Neil Nitin Mukesh's acting karma. For his role in "Lafange Parinde" the actor is required ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

One in seven female students in UK suffers serious assault


March 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A study has found that one in seven female students in the UK has been the victim of a serious sexual or physical assault, with many of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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