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Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi Sawant says she never abuses, Kamya and Devoleena love her antics

Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi Sawant had used abusive language for Nikki Tamboli during a task and Salman Khan took her to task for the use of such language.
Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi Sawant is a favourite of Kamya Panjabi and Devoleena for her entertaining antics.
Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi Sawant is a favourite of Kamya Panjabi and Devoleena for her entertaining antics.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 07:21 AM IST
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Childhood sexual abuse: Mental and physical after-effects closely linked

The finding could help healthcare professionals develop more effective interventions and ultimately improve mental and physical health outcomes for survivors of abuse in childhood.
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Updated on Sep 22, 2020 05:00 PM IST
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Toronto, Canada | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

Kavita Kaushik: Social media is the worst drug, look at the language, threats, abuses being hurled at people, judgements being passed

Actor Kavita Kaushik says Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case is going all over the place and far from reaching a conclusion, and the narratives have moved from mental health, then nepotism, insider-outsider debate and now to drugs.
Kavita Kaushik is known for her portrayal of Chandramukhi Chautala in the popular TV show FIR.
Kavita Kaushik is known for her portrayal of Chandramukhi Chautala in the popular TV show FIR.
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 11:37 AM IST
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Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by improved early psychosis detection system: Study

Study reveals that delusions or suffering from hallucinations that causes migration and social stress, trauma or substance abuse can be halved through new data mining methods that can potentially detect most people who are at risk of developing psychosis.
Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by early psychosis detection(Twitter/ErikMessamoreMD)
Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by early psychosis detection(Twitter/ErikMessamoreMD)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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Washington D.C. [USA] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Here’s how you can identify adolescents, especially girls, at risk of self-injury

Study reveals how you can predict the first occurrence of non-suicidal self-harm or potentially life-threatening behaviour among adolescents
Here’s how you can identify adolescents at risk of self-harm(Twitter/s3lfh4rming)
Here’s how you can identify adolescents at risk of self-harm(Twitter/s3lfh4rming)
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 10:32 AM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Alert others about domestic violence with this hand signal for help | Watch

A spike has been witnessed in the domestic violence cases worldwide amid the COVID-19 lockdown as women have been forced to live with their abusers. Read on to learn the hand signal to alert others against domestic abuse and how to help if you see someone doing it
Secret hand signal to call for help against domestic violence(Twitter/ChrisNocco)
Secret hand signal to call for help against domestic violence(Twitter/ChrisNocco)
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 08:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

ED files charge sheet against man accused of abuse in Bihar shelter home

The investigation was initiated under the provisions of PMLA based on two FIRs registered by Mahila Police Station, Muzaffarpur, and an FIR lodged by CBI Patna
The agency has sought that the man’s movable and immovable properties worth Rs 8.8 crore, which have already been attached, be confiscated.(HT Photo)
The agency has sought that the man’s movable and immovable properties worth Rs 8.8 crore, which have already been attached, be confiscated.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 04:31 PM IST
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Pak women journalists accuse Imran Khan’s govt of instigating online abuse

The women journalists claimed that government officials were instigating online attacks against them over their reports critical of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf .
Over 40 women journalists and commentators said in a statement that personal details of women journalists and analysts have been made public in a “well-defined and coordinated campaign”.(Representative photo)
Over 40 women journalists and commentators said in a statement that personal details of women journalists and analysts have been made public in a “well-defined and coordinated campaign”.(Representative photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 05:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

To help kids report sexual abuse, govt to install POCSO boxes in schools in Himachal Pradesh

Navneet Rathore To curb child sexual abuse in schools and encourage children to speak up against the evil, the directorate of higher education has directed the schools (both government and private) across the state to install Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) boxes, which the students can use to put in their grievances.
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Updated on Nov 06, 2019 10:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Shimla

Report reveals widespread abuse of women during childbirth

The new study led by the World Health Organization followed more than 2,000 women during labour and interviewed more than 2,600 women after childbirth.
According to the study, Younger, unmarried women were more likely to have non-consented vaginal examinations.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
According to the study, Younger, unmarried women were more likely to have non-consented vaginal examinations.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 04:32 PM IST
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Gurugram BPO staff says was sexually abused on pretext of marriage

According to the police, the 27-year-old woman came in contact with the accused Balmukund Mishra, a native of Amritsar, a year ago through shadi.com, a marriage portal.
A BPO employee has alleged sexual exploitation for the last six months by a senior employee of a private company on the pretext of marriage,(AP)
A BPO employee has alleged sexual exploitation for the last six months by a senior employee of a private company on the pretext of marriage,(AP)
Published on Sep 02, 2019 08:04 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByIndo Asian News Service

Romelu Lukaku sends Inter Milan top after racist abuse at Cagliari

Lukaku -- a 65 million euros ($73 million) summer signing from Manchester United-- was preparing to take the spot-kick in the 71st minute in Sardinia when the racist chants came from the crowd that continued for several seconds.
Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku, right, celebrates after scoring.(AP)
Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku, right, celebrates after scoring.(AP)
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 07:02 AM IST
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Milan | ByAgence France-Presse

42-year-old Mumbai resident gets life in jail for sexual abuse of daughter

During the trial, the court denied him bail apprehending that he may try to influence or threaten the victim or may abuse her again.
The court convicted the man on the basis of the testimonies of the girl and her mother. In her deposition before the court, the girl said that her father first sexually assaulted her on May 17, 2017, when she was alone at home.(HT image)
The court convicted the man on the basis of the testimonies of the girl and her mother. In her deposition before the court, the girl said that her father first sexually assaulted her on May 17, 2017, when she was alone at home.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 04:57 AM IST
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Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse, says Phil Neville

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba became the latest high-profile player to be a target of online abuse after he missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Manchester United's Paul Pogba gestures to fans after the match.(REUTERS)
Manchester United's Paul Pogba gestures to fans after the match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 10:33 PM IST
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LGBTQI petition for suicide hotline, stricter rules against abuse

Activists said they plan to get least 500 signatures on the petition, which had already garnered support from 200 people till Thursday.
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) community have started an online petition, addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking that a set of legislation safeguarding their interests be introduced. T(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) community have started an online petition, addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking that a set of legislation safeguarding their interests be introduced. T(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 06:10 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByYesha Kotak

ICC World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed asks fans to criticise but not abuse after ‘fat pig’ comment

ICC World Cup: A fresh video recently surfaced where skipper Sarfaraz was seen was walking in a mall in England with his son on his lap when a fan stopped him and asked why he was looking like a fat pig. Pakistan vs New Zealand is the big clash on Wednesday.
Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed takes part in a training session at Edgbaston ahead of their ICC World Cup match against New Zealand.(AFP)
Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed takes part in a training session at Edgbaston ahead of their ICC World Cup match against New Zealand.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 12:58 PM IST
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London | ByPTI

Man masturbates, hurls abuses on woman outside metro station in Gurugram

On Monday, the woman narrated the incident through a series of tweets and questioning the lax security for women at Metro stations. Later, she was asked by police to come to a police station to file a written complaint.
The woman narrated the incident through a series of tweets and questioning the lax security for women at Metro stations. (AFP-photo)
The woman narrated the incident through a series of tweets and questioning the lax security for women at Metro stations. (AFP-photo)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 09:49 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByAsian News International

‘Striking junior doctors hurled abuses at me’: Mamata Banerjee

The chief minister made the allegation hours after her visit to the state-run hospital in the afternoon to take stock of the situation in the wake of disruption of medical services across the state.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday accused the striking junior doctors of the city’s SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit there.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday accused the striking junior doctors of the city’s SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit there.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 10:38 AM IST
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Kolkata | ByPress Trust of India

22-yr-old stalks, abuses dance teacher, arrested

In March, Majukure proposed marriage to her. When she turned him down, he started sending her abusive messages and obscene photos.
A 22-year-old man was arrested by the Ghatkopar police for stalking a 22-year-old dance teacher and sending her obscene messages and images.(HTPhotos)
A 22-year-old man was arrested by the Ghatkopar police for stalking a 22-year-old dance teacher and sending her obscene messages and images.(HTPhotos)
Published on May 20, 2019 04:51 AM IST
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Ousted IL&FS MD Hari Sankaran arrested for abuse of power by Serious Frauds Office: Sources

Hari Sankaran has been accused of fraudulent conduct and granting loans to entities which were not creditworthy or have been declared Non Performing Assets.
Hari Sankaran, former managing firector, IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd.) in Mumbai on March 25, 2015.(REUTERS)
Hari Sankaran, former managing firector, IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd.) in Mumbai on March 25, 2015.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 01, 2019 11:56 PM IST
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Delhi woman who killed her kids booked, police check claim of domestic abuse

At around 9pm Monday, the woman, who the police identified only by her first name Alia, allegedly first threw her three-year-old son onto the road, and then her seven-year-old daughter onto the rooftop of the adjacent two-storey building. She then followed her daughter by jumping off the terrace.
The woman threw her son first from the terrace on the road and then her daughter on the roof of the adjacent yellow building on Monday.(HT Photo)
The woman threw her son first from the terrace on the road and then her daughter on the roof of the adjacent yellow building on Monday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 07:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKarn Pratap Singh

Cops book MK Stalin’s son-in-law booked for spreading rumours on AIADMK

Chennai City Police filed a case against Sabareesan Vedamurthy, son-in-law of DMK president MK Stalin, on charge of spreading rumours alleging involvement of AIADMK functionaries in the issue.
Chennai City Police filed a case against Sabareesan Vedamurthy, son-in-law of DMK president MK Stalin, on charge of spreading rumours alleging involvement of AIADMK functionaries in the issue.(AFP)
Chennai City Police filed a case against Sabareesan Vedamurthy, son-in-law of DMK president MK Stalin, on charge of spreading rumours alleging involvement of AIADMK functionaries in the issue.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByMC Rajan

Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs over ‘personal abuse’

Gabriel, 30, accepted an ICC charge after he was warned by on-field umpires during the third test for comments made towards England captain Joe Root.
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Feb 13, 2019 09:02 PM IST
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CBI registers cases against 2 more shelter homes in Bihar for abuse of minors

The Supreme Court had directed the CBI to probe alleged abuse of inmates at 17 shelter homes listed in a study conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
There was national outrage last year following the alleged abuse of minor girls at a shelter home run by journalist Brajesh Pathak in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.(HT File Photo)
There was national outrage last year following the alleged abuse of minor girls at a shelter home run by journalist Brajesh Pathak in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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After alleged abuse, Saudi teen refugee in Canada wants to fight for women

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun captured the world’s attention with a trail of tweets from her hotel room at Bangkok’s airport, where she holed up after Thai authorities initially barred her from travelling on to Australia.
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family, speaks at the COSTI Corvetti Education Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 15, 2019.(REUTERS)
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family, speaks at the COSTI Corvetti Education Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 15, 2019.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 08:57 AM IST
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Toronto | ByAgence France-Presse

French roller-skating coach given 13 years in jail for sexual abuse

After having denied everything since 2011, Arnaud Mercier, 42, admitted to the court that he had sexually assaulted teenage girls but denied rape.
File image of roller skates.(Facebook)
File image of roller skates.(Facebook)
Published on Dec 17, 2018 10:53 PM IST
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Pontoise | ByAFP

Muzaffarpur sexual abuse case: Ex-Bihar minister Manju Verma, missing for weeks, surrenders before court

Verma had been evading arrest since she was charged with an Arms Act case after illegal arms were found in her house during a CBI raid in connection with the sex scandal.
Former Bihar minister Manju Verma surrendered before a court in Begusarai on November 20, 2018.(PTI)
Former Bihar minister Manju Verma surrendered before a court in Begusarai on November 20, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 03:59 PM IST
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Where’s the support to help minor survivors of sexual abuse recover from their trauma

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, HT interacted with two such survivors to understand how it has affected their psyche.
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Updated on Oct 11, 2018 10:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Delhi: 17 helps rescued from abuse are on their way home

Delhi Police Sunday arrested a 42-year-old woman, the alleged kingpin of the placement agency racket, which trapped the 15-year-old girl and placed her as domestic help at a house in Faridabad
All the 17 girls were rescued from various parts of Delhi-NCR including Faridabad, Paschim Vihar, Shakarpur and Vikaspuri, among others.(HT Representative Photo)
All the 17 girls were rescued from various parts of Delhi-NCR including Faridabad, Paschim Vihar, Shakarpur and Vikaspuri, among others.(HT Representative Photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2018 09:39 AM IST
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One bread piece in four days: Woman held captive by brother for two years

According to Delhi Commisssion for Women, a team was sent to the spot to rescue the woman but the family members refused to open the gate. The commission then sought police’s help to enter the house.
A 50-year-old woman was rescued from a house in Rohini where her brother had held her captive for the past two years.(Photo courtesy Delhi Commission for Womwn)
A 50-year-old woman was rescued from a house in Rohini where her brother had held her captive for the past two years.(Photo courtesy Delhi Commission for Womwn)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 01:05 PM IST
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