Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month

Children are the most unrepresented and powerless minorities anywhere. And a large many fall prey to the sexual appetites of adults around them. Not knowing whether what is happening with them is appropriate, seduced or coerced, pleasured or pained, they have little power to expose the crimes against them and find justice. Often they will …

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Jarawa re wah re wah!

So a video went viral. Guardian had published a video shot by a tourist where a policeman (off camera) is bullying the local tribal women to dance and even doing a carrot and stick routine with one that wouldn’t. Here, watch it and puke. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBVfCDd1UpA IBNLive covers it as a big shocker. Absolutely scandalous. I …

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The Dark Side of Twitter

The Dark Side of Twitter

Twitter is well appreciated for the unprecedented freedom of interaction it provides, while at the same time allowing for security. Also, being directly able to hear candid talk of public figures, being able to engage them with questions is something that had been difficult for most people with questions or curiosity.┬áCelebrity accounts interacting with fans …

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Representational image: Woman beaten up

10 practical ideas to prevent domestic abuse from continuing

While domestic abuse is distressingly common, it is equally normal for the victim to receive little or no assistance in dealing with an abusive partner or member of the family. Sadly, the “mind your own business” mentality continues to triumph against all logic. It does not seem to strike people that if marriage is not …

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