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Indian Health Ministry approves sale of Emergency contraceptives as over the counter drug

...n of unnecessary pregnancy due to unwilling sex or rape as lot of women in India lose their life during unsafe abortions. The Minister said that the government is following a policy of ABC, which refers to Advocacy, Building capacity of service providers and creating awareness. Dr. Mittal of AIIMS said ...

Gynaecologist Faces Stiff Prison Sentence On Counts Of Sexual Abuse

...ist was convicted on Wednesday of two counts // of rape and two counts of indecent liberties against four ...omah pleaded not guilty last year to two counts of rape and two counts of indecent liberties with patients. The verdict, guilty on all charges, came after f...

Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide

...racked skulls, dislocated jaws, vaginal discharge, rape and fear. In addition, the abused women had a very low self-esteem, resulting in poor mental health status. The incidence of depression, anxiety and stress was twice as high among the abused, compared to their non-abused counterparts. There were also...

Man Acquitted In Rape Case Due To Parasomnia (sleep disorder)

Canadian Men acquitted of a rape charge as he was suffering from Parasomnia, but the victim is not happy with the victim and is going to have her case against him in Canadian Supreme court. Jan Luedecke was said to have sex // with a woman after a party when they were both in a drun...

Archaic Law Hindering HIV Prevention In Namibian Prisons

...However, according to prison sources, instances of rape still occur between men in prison and condoms are needed to protect inmates. "We are sitting on a time bomb. The prevalence rate will increase if we do not protect the new HIV-negative prisoners from those who are positive from reinfection," they sai...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Can Be Prevented?

...various traumatic events like tsunami, hurricanes, rape etc. People suffer from recurrences of these bad...advantages like it cannot be given to soldiers and rape assault victims. In case of soldiers this cannot be administered as it would curb survival instincts...

Swaziland And Lesotho Sees Sharp Increase In AIDS/HIV Population

... said African women and girls remain vulnerable to rape and sexual violence, marital rape, early marriage to older men, polygamy, female genital mutilation, illiteracy and lack of education, lack of representation in parliaments and lack of right to own and inherit land or property. "The litany never en...

Abuse of Aged Will Not be Taken Lightly

...be a different system that deals with the issue of rape and assault than one that focuses on reconciliation and mediation." It was still unclear whether this would entail an installation of a new federal body or the whether the government envisages an ombudsman role to look into complaints administration...

Woman’s Degree of Sexual Freedo

...ed by a survey found that many people believe that rape victim who had lots of sexual partners is at least partly responsible for her predicament. Researcher Dr Sharon Hinchliff asked 46 women aged 20 to 83 about their views on sex. About 90% thought casual sex was wrong and only 10 % admitted having a on...

Rape-Crime against Humanity

... a "crime against humanity". The victims of the rape include 119 women, at least, most of them being mi...le", was ordered to pay $10 000 to the family of a rape victim who died following the attack, and $5 000 to each of the other victims as well as damages and...

AIDS Organization Invited To UN Special Session By S.A

...ing sex with a HIV-positive woman. Zuma denied the rape charges but admitted having unprotected consensual...rus. AIDS activists are furious at the impact the rape trial will have on campaigns to promote safe sex in South Africa. The country has over five million ...

11 Year Old Attains Motherhood And The Teenage Boy Responsible For This Is Prosecuted

...x with a 15 year old boy. The boy is charged with rape keeping in mind the age of the girl//. The girl is from West Lothian and is now considered to become one of the UK's youngest mothers. She said that she was eager and looking forward to have her child. Green MSP Patrick Harvie and other such campaig...

Victoria Hospital In Bangalore is Lacking Beds In Emergency wards

... consumed poison (2,347), snakebite victims (707), rape victims (16) and other emergencies (2,632). A senior doctor explained that in times of any mass tragedy where there are a lot lot of persons injured or taken ill, they are finding it difficult to admit them in the emergency ward because beds are no...

Sexual Assaults Rampant In NHS Mental Units

...ago. //The report says that more than 100 cases of rape and sexual harassment have occurred in the last 24 months. The Times newspaper claims that the report also tells about 10 rapes in which three resulted in pregnancy. Health officials maintain that the report is not yet complete and will be publishe...

Rape – a Common Crime in South Afric

...around one in five South African men has committed rape at least once//. These shocking figures were com...has been found to have one of the highest rates of rape worldwide, with women the main victims. According to researchers alcohol abuse, adversity in childho...

Funds for mental patient safety pledged by government

...lleged that there have been incidents of attempted rape and specifically mentioned 19 incidents which caused ripples in the mental health department and has catapulted this decision from the government. Mental Health director Louis Appleby have told the media that this decision will certainly augment an...

Steroid Use Linked to Crimes

... 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 without a doctor's prescription. ...

Men are from Mars and Women from Venus, but why on Earth are Women so Woefully Wronged?

...ery 3 minutes, one molestation every 15 minutes, a rape every 29 minutes, one murder every 16 minutes; a dowry death every 77 minutes, and a sexual harassment every 53 minutes'. Courtesy: The Indian National Crime Records. Violence against women raises its ugly head in many forms – infanticide, eliminat...

A Molecular Condom Against AIDS

...poverished nations where AIDS is widespread, where rape is rampant or where conventional condoms are taboo, not reliably available or where men resist using them. Worldwide, most AIDS cases are spread heterosexually. About 16 microbicides are in development and five are undergoing testing in thousands of...

Children's Killer Preyed On Victims For Two Years

... employer Mohinder Singh led to disclosures of the rape and killing of grown up girls too," a police official said. Police teams have been sent to Ludhiana to interrogate other members of Mohinder Singh's family including his wife. His farmhouse near Chandigarh has been raided in search of other missing...

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