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Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India
...yed had endured some form of sexual abuse, a heavy curtain
of silence surrounds the crime and help is hard to find. "It can happen easily," said the young woman, who eventually sought help at a support centre for victims of incest and agreed to talk anonymously to AFP. She was eight, her abuser -- a male...
Conference on Drink and Drug Abuse in Scotland
...drink and drug abuse in Scotland. This is just the curtain
raiser, of what is going to be a year long deliberation on the issue. // Scotland's Futures Forum was instituted in 2005 by the parliament's corporate body to ascertain the key problems facing Scotland and open the channels of communication between ...
Mixed Wards Cause Trauma in Female Patients in Britain
...iation. In certain psychiatric wards just a thin curtain
divides a room. 'The Government's pledge to get rid of mixed sex wards is yet another one of Tony Blair's broken promises,' Mrs Murphy said. 'Allowing trusts to simply put curtains up between patients makes no difference to them whatsoever,' Mrs Mu...
Common Falls In Bath Among Older Adults Can Be Prevented
... fixed easily such as the installation of a shower curtain
in place of a door, and proper instruction about built-in bathroom safety features (such as grab bars designed for weight-bearing) for new residents of senior housing facilities. The researchers also suggested a focus on better designs of bathrooms i...
Breast Milk: The Mother of All Milk for Infants
...et exposed to different tastes, which is akin to a curtain
raiser for the variety of foods to follow. Breast milk evolves during the lactation period, adapting to the baby's changing needs at every stage of growth. Dual Gains: Advantage Mother & Child The repetitive suckling of the baby causes the rele...
Birds of a Feather: Children, Activists and Bird Lovers Join To Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day in Kenya
... of the world migratory bird day will be akin to a curtain
raiser to the event. Flamingoes, pelicans and many migratory birds of myriad hues throng the Great Rift valley for an interlude of refreshments from fresh water ponds, dams and lakes, while on their route from Asia to the northern hemisphere. What us...