Experiences of rape unique to Rwandan women survivors of genocide
...ved inferiors as well as a loss of dignity and respect. To be a woman in Rwandan society implies respect from all members of the community. Women were humiliated
by public rape, which was carried out in the community by those who were supposed to respect them.
The women felt a loss of identity, loss of hope ...
15 Million Americans Suffer From Social Anxiety Disorder
"The condition causes people to avoid common, everyday situations and even other people for fear of being judged or criticized or humiliated
or embarrassing themselves," Ross said.
Social anxiety disorder can interfere with daily routines and job performance, Ross noted. "It also makes i...
Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters
...Judge Dean Clayton said he found it difficult to imagine worse conduct on the women than that committed by their father.
"The young girls were humiliated
and degraded," Judge Clayton told the court.
"They have suffered emotionally since the time of the offending and will no doubt continue to suf...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...ople with HIV and AIDS there and championed their cause within his profession, was granted asylum this year after being kidnapped, beaten and sexually humiliated
by a police squad.
"I was lucky because I could prove my case, because I speak good English and have a useful profession," said the man, a D.C...
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...hose patients, staff, and other patients. Hospital officials said nurses, too, have been injured in confrontations, and patients contend that they are humiliated
by policies like the one requiring them to undress.
Documents from the Department of Public Health -- which conducts investigations when patients...
Strife in Kashmir Drives Thousands to Psychiatric Wards
Whenever I come close to the men in uniform I get nervous and try to avoid them. My heart begins to palpitate fast and I become restless. I feel humiliated
whenever they stop me for frisking at checkpoints, said Farooq Ahmad, a government employee posted in Srinagar.
Farooq hails from Anantnag tow...
240 Hours And Counting As Mahajan Continues To Battle For Life
...his statement to the police, Pravin Mahajan, 46, has said he was not treated well by his "high-profile" brother. The accused said Pramod Mahajan often humiliated
Pravin Mahajan's lawyer maintains his client had been suffering from a mental disorder for the last few months and that relations between th...