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Women from Less Affluent Neighbourhoods More Prone to Violence

Women who spend longer periods of their early lives in less affluent neighbourhoods are at a greater risk of experiencing violence during their early...

Declining Crime Rate In US Is Now In ‘Reversed Direction’

After declining for more than two decades, the number of violent crime victims in the United States jumped by 22% over the past three...

UN Records Grave Violations Against 12,000 School Children in 2018

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he was "appalled" that more than 12,000 children were killed or maimed last year in some 20 countries...

Efforts to Contain Spread of Ebola Virus to Remain Elusive Unless Cycle of Violence is Broken

A senior World Health Organization official warns efforts to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo will...

Facebook And Instagram Ban People Who Promote Or Engage in Violence

Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems "dangerous" including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser...

Airstrike Escalates Fighting in Libya, Authorities Close Tripoli’s Only Functioning Airport

  Explosions shook the Libyan capital Tripoli late Saturday after an airstrike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on...

How Netflix Binge-Watching Can Lead You The “Mean World Syndrome”

If you wait for the weekend to watch multiple episodes of the popular Netflix shows that portray violence, chances are you may see the...

Facebook Preventing Violent Material From Being Uploaded And Shared on The Site

Facebook says it is rolling out a wide range of updates aimed at combatting the spread of false and harmful information on the social...

“Violence Against Women And Girls Is The Most Widespread Human Rights Violation on Earth” Activists Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Women's rights activists from 128 nations are launching a public campaign Tuesday for an international treaty to end violence against women and girls, a...

US Hate Groups Increases by 7% in 2 years, Hit Record

The white supremacist group Identity Evropa more than doubled the number of its chapters. The violent neo-Nazi organization Atomwaffen Division grew from one chapter to...

Bangladesh Opposition Denies Election Result, Claims Vote-Rigging

While Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is preparing to form a government for a record third consecutive term, her party’s landslide win in Sunday’s...

If Violence Persists, Ebola Progress in Congo Will Be Lost: WHO

Progress in fighting Democratic Republic of the Congo's Ebola outbreak, the second worst ever, will be reversed if fighting continues around the disease hot...

Violence And Intimidation Directed Towards Rohingyas In Bangladesh Camps

The failed attempt to send thousands of Rohingya back to Myanmar starting this month has drawn attention to alleged violence and intimidation by security...

Should Promote Human Rights More In Myanmar: Facebook

 Facebook on Monday said a human rights report it commissioned on its presence in Myanmar showed it had not done enough to prevent its...

Childhood Violence May Spur Puberty, Depression: Study

Children who are exposed to violence such as physical, emotional, or sexual abuse are more likely to experience faster biological ageing, including pubertal development and increased symptoms of...

Witnessing Violence in Schools May Affect Kids’ Grades

Witnessing violence in high school may lead to emotional distress among children and affect their academic performance later, suggests a new research. The findings, published...

Facebook Makes New Policy to Take Violent Content Down

Accused of helping to spur violence in countries like Myanmar, Sri Lanka and India, Facebook has said it will begin removing misinformation that leads...

WhatsApp Wrote To IT Ministry That It Is Horrified By Acts Of Violence

Taking cognisance of the Indian government's concerns over the misuse of its platform for repeated circulation of provocative content, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Wednesday wrote...

Emergence of Radical Political Groups Raises Concern in Pakistan

Tension in Pakistan increasing due to emergence of Radical Political Groups. Extremist groups are gaining a footing in Country's politics. According to reports,...

7 new-age social issues in India that needs a check

NEW DELHI: Indian being a land of diverse culture and heritage does have a very complex society. People from all around the globe visited...

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