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Nike to probe Mary Cain's claims of suffering physical, mental abuse as member of Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project
Sports

Nike to probe Mary Cain's claims of suffering physical, mental abuse as member of Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project

Nike says it is investigating claims by former runner Mary Cain that she suffered physical and mental abuse as a member of the Nike Oregon Project headed by disgraced coach Alberto Salazar.

Physical abuse, rape threats: Women combating Sudan's civil crisis face untold violence
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Physical abuse, rape threats: Women combating Sudan's civil crisis face untold violence

Women in Sudan bear scars of physical and sexual abuse by security forces during anti-government protests

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?
Gaming

Should PUBG and other online video games be banned or regulated in India?

A PIL was recently filed in the Bombay HC calling for a ban on the popular video game, PUBG.

Delhi shelter home inmates abused by staff with chilli powder in private parts, says DCW; 4 female employees arrested
India

Delhi shelter home inmates abused by staff with chilli powder in private parts, says DCW; 4 female employees arrested

An FIR was registered and four women employees of the Delhi shelter home — a welfare officer, an in-charge and two house mothers — were arrested. They have been sent to judicial custody and an investigation is underway, the police said.

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law
India

#MeToo: Examining the historical baggage of 'due process' and the limitations of rule of law

Due process is important for the certainty it involves, but it is critical to ask what else and who else it involves before suggesting that an abused person set legal mechanisms into motion

Nicolas Cage reportedly accused of abuse at film fest by former girlfriend; actor calls allegation 'absurd'
Entertainment

Nicolas Cage reportedly accused of abuse at film fest by former girlfriend; actor calls allegation 'absurd'

Vicky Park also sought for a restraining order against Nicholas Cage's estranged wife Alice Kim for allegedly stalking and harassing her on social media.

Stan Lee's former manager Keya Morgan being investigated for elder abuse of Marvel legend
Entertainment

Stan Lee's former manager Keya Morgan being investigated for elder abuse of Marvel legend

The restraining order accuses Keya Morgan of taking advantage of Stan Lee’s impaired hearing, vision and judgment, and preventing family from contacting him

New York attorney-general Eric Schneiderman, vocal supporter of the #MeToo movement, resigns amid abuse allegations
World

New York attorney-general Eric Schneiderman, vocal supporter of the #MeToo movement, resigns amid abuse allegations

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who had taken on high-profile roles as an advocate for women's issues and an antagonist to the policies of President Donald Trump, announced late Monday that he would be resigning from office hours after four women he was romantically involved with or had romantic interactions with accused him of physical violence in accounts published by The New Yorker.

Rising internet usage in Southeast Asia is fueling the spread of sexually exploitative and abusive material of children
News & Analysis

Rising internet usage in Southeast Asia is fueling the spread of sexually exploitative and abusive material of children

In a seven-day check on Bangkok, more than 3,600 individual internet addresses had been identified sharing child exploitation material.

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect'
India

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi raises awareness against attacks on children, says 'victims should get respect'

Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi Thursday said that girls who become victims should get respect, as they are not responsible for the abuse against them

Twitter claims that people are experiencing less abuse on its platform than six months ago
News & Analysis

Twitter claims that people are experiencing less abuse on its platform than six months ago

Twitter said its team is now taking action on 10 times the number of abusive accounts every day compared to the same time last year.

Maid in India: Tripti Lahiri's book delves into overuse and abuse of domestic workers
India

Maid in India: Tripti Lahiri's book delves into overuse and abuse of domestic workers

In the decade after liberalisation, there was a nearly 120% rise in the number of domestic workers in India from 7.4 lakh in 1991 to 16.2 lakh workers by 2001, says author Tripti Lahiri quoting census data in her recently released book, Maid In India.

Thousands protest in Morocco's capital Rabat against corruption
India

Thousands protest in Morocco's capital Rabat against corruption

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Moroccan capital to protest against corruption and abuse of power

Pakistan: Woman guns down hubby for sexually abusing daughter-in-law
World

Pakistan: Woman guns down hubby for sexually abusing daughter-in-law

A man was shot dead in Pakistan allegedly by his wife who accused him of raping their daughter-in-law in the absence of her soldier husband, in what local media described as a "rare incident of honour killing".

Bombay HC sets 'intent' primary in sexual harassment cases; may renew debate on marital rape
India

Bombay HC sets 'intent' primary in sexual harassment cases; may renew debate on marital rape

By making a ruling that upholds the rights of women, irrespective of where she is, the Bombay High Court has indicated that it is open to adjudicating controversial cases around violence against women including marital rape

Marathi filmmaker Atul Tapkir found dead in hotel; blames wife, financial loss in Facebook post
Entertainment

Marathi filmmaker Atul Tapkir found dead in hotel; blames wife, financial loss in Facebook post

Marathi film producer Atul B Tapkir was found dead at a luxury hotel in Pune on Sunday morning, police said. A post on his Facebook page indicates he was disturbed over the financial loss in filmmaking and a troubled family life

UK PM pledges to create new powers to punish and tax social media firms
News & Analysis

UK PM pledges to create new powers to punish and tax social media firms

The election pledge comes after firms like Facebook and Twitter have been criticized the government for not doing enough to stop the spread of extremist content online or help victims of abuse.

Women and the workplace: Here's how we can help colleagues who are victims of abuse
Life

Women and the workplace: Here's how we can help colleagues who are victims of abuse

For every woman in corporate India who is abused, there is an abuser perhaps sitting right next to you at work.

Experiencing interpersonal abuse in early life may affect cognitive skills, says study
Life

Experiencing interpersonal abuse in early life may affect cognitive skills, says study

Experiencing interpersonal abuse before the age of 18 may affect the capacity to concentrate and stay focused during later life, a study has showed.

Kaatru Veliyidai and HBO's Big Little Lies: Love in the time of abuse
Entertainment

Kaatru Veliyidai and HBO's Big Little Lies: Love in the time of abuse

Kaatru Veliyidai could have been the progressive film that triggered a conversation about emotional or physical abuse in relationships — as the HBO mini-series Big Little Lies has; instead it normalises it