societal attitudes

Anti-trafficking organization training trafficked girls, women

April 29th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Forbesganj (Bihar), Apr 29(ANI): Apne Aap Women Worldwide India Trust, an anti-trafficking organization, has said it along with a network of small self-help groups and organizations has started training women and children ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Taking up the gauntlet for sister’s education

January 6th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Usha Chowdhary Barmer, Jan 6 (ANI): Growing up in Barmer district in Rajasthan Hajariram is just another kid on the block, the son of Togaram and Kamladevi he was sincere student ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

One million pregnant Pakistani women may have been physically abused by partners

February 14th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 14 (ANI): Nearly a million pregnant Pakistani women may have been physically abused at least once by their partners, reckons an expert.Prof Unaiza Niaz , president of the Women ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Race and gender govern politicians speech patterns

January 14th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Analysing the speech patterns of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other politicians, scientists have concluded that race and gender greatly influence the way politicians speak, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Surrogate motherhood still stigmatised: study

July 7th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Surrogacy remains stigmatised despite changing societal attitudes, a new study has found. Olga van den Akker of Middlesex University, London, said that previous stigmatisation of surrogate mothers in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Homosexual behaviour largely shaped by genetics, environmental factors

June 30th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new study of twins suggests that genetics and random environmental factors play a significant role in the development of homosexual behaviour.Published in the scientific journal Archives ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Choosing your mate has little to do with society’s attitudes

June 17th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): When it comes to making choice of a sexual partner, attitudes of families and the public have little impact on an adult.Instead, the individual's unique experiences and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depressed or anxious people more likely to be obese, smoke

March 6th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): People suffering from depression or anxiety are at a risk for chronic disease because they are much more likely to be obese, as well as smoke, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |