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It is the old drinkers than binge drinkers who are at risk of ill health
...ant for the authorities to place importance to the crimes
that necessitate from these drunken brawls. Reference: ESRC report, UK Social Science Week 2005, June 2005...
Condom Vending Machines Provoke Protests
...y reduce the status of women and cause increase in crimes
against women," Jalal said. This move will only serve to promote promiscuity, according to the protestors. In May 2005, Tamil Nadu had 52,036 cases of AIDS. In southern Indian states, infection is largely from heterosexual contact, say studies by...
Drug Courts In Europe Extended For Three More Years
The specialist courts created to deal with crimes
committed by drug addicts have been extended to continue for another three years, before such courts would be started all across the country. // The drug courts were set up in Glasgow in 2001 and Fife in 2002. These will undergo further monitoring by...
Study on Violence Against Women in Syria
... estimated that there are about 200 to 300 "honor" crimes
a year in Syria, especially among the rural or nomadic communities, from which one infers that about half of the murders committed in Syria are against women with honor stated to be the reason....
Youngsters Become Criminals Due To Alcohol and Drugs
...increased by more than 150 % in the past year. The crimes
include violence, sexual crimes
and theft. But the figures of the number of juveniles charged with drug dealing fell by two-thirds. ...
Steps to End Discrimination of AIDS Patients
...rotect the rights of HIV/AIDS patients and prevent crimes
against women, he said a comprehensive bill in thi... should jointly strive to check spread of AIDS and crimes
against women and girl children, he said. The proposed bill had provisions to institute advisory com...
Transgender Experience - A Tool to Analyze Gender Difference By Stanford Scientist
...make. "It is overwhelmingly men who commit violent crimes
out of rage and anger," he wrote. "If any one ever sees a women with road rage, they should write it up and send it to a medical journal." He continued, "I am tired of powerful people using their position to demean me just because I am different fr...
Understanding Stress Triggers for African Americans
...ween poverty and economic disadvantage and serious crimes
is not new, but the Penn State study strongly illustrates the relationship. Gabbidon noted, "States may need to invest in community-level programs aimed at keeping at-risk youth away from criminal activities. In addition, adequate levels of alcohol...
Fear of violence among older women
...e to danger due to age," she said."Sensationalised crimes
in the media are often the only form of contact with the outside environment for many older and isolated people, and can heighten their sense of defencelessness. "While the media may negatively impact on older women's perceptions of violence, it al...
Women with Lower Incomes Live in Fear
...o danger due to age," she said. "Sensationalised crimes
in the media are often the only form of contact with the outside environment for many older and isolated people. This can heighten their sense of defencelessness," she said. "While the media may negatively impact on older women's perceptions of vio...
Inroads into triggers of road rage
...hers also said, contrary to what is often thought, crimes
linked to steroid abuse are not committed on an impulse, but is often due to build up of aggressive behaviors related to the abuse of drugs....
Steroid Use Linked to Crimes
...ere no more likely than nonusers to commit violent crimes
such as murder, assault, rape and property crimes. The researchers studied the relationship between steroids associated with increased aggressiveness and impulsive violent outbursts and criminal behavior. They looked at people using steroids withou...
Former Chilean Dictator Hospitalised After Heart Attack
...Pinochet to power. He has been also charged with crimes
committed at the former torture site Villa Grimaldi and for the Operation Colombo involving the cover up of murders of political opponents. Source-IANS...
'Hooded Horror': Death by Hanging
...q, Saddam Hussein, was sent to the gallows for the crimes
he committed against humanity. Evidences point to ...death penalty is reserved for those who indulge in crimes
such as pre-meditated murder, treason, and espionage. In Muslim-dominated societies 'moral policing'...
Mixed Sex Wards Still Continue For Psychiatric Patients
...l health patients in England and other sex related crimes
in psychiatric units in the previous two years. But this was declined by Lord Warner, the then health minister. He also stated that mixed-sex wards are exceptions in cases where patients were admitted in an emergency. But the survey discovered that...
African Americans Tend to Suffer More from Drug Abuse
...ge numbers of black men who were convicted of drug crimes
are ineligible to vote. A 2000 study found that 1.4 million African American men -- 13% of the total black male population -- were unable to vote in the 2000 election because of state laws barring felons access to the polls. In Florida, one in t...
Efforts Underway to Fight Alcoholism Among Tribals
... financial situation but also reduce the number of crimes
in the area," said Pathak. However, this did not happen. Although Bhim Singh is very happy with his newfound enterprise, there are not many takers for it among his community. The district administration has managed to convince only three more fa...
Tougher Gun Show Controls in California Slash Sales of Weapons Linked to Crime
... Gun shows are an important source of weapons for crimes
used in the US, Canada and Mexico. In 2005, guns were involved in almost 430,000 violent crimes
in the US, including 10,100 homicides....
Younger and Violent Sex Offenders on the Rise
...n and adolescents younger than 18 arrested for sex crimes
each year, a small number are what he calls "sexual status offenders" -- teens involved in consensual sex whose behavior is unlawful because their partners are underage. Perhaps 1 percent to 4 percent is repeat offenders. And the rest -- somewhere be...
Gay Gang in Netherlands Lures, Rapes and Infects Fellow Homosexuals With HIV/AIDS
... the northern town of Groningen, where the alleged crimes
took place, said two of those arrested, a couple a...stigation was continuing to determine exactly what crimes
might have been committed by the third suspect, who Mr Heidanus said was involved in the sex parties...