Month: November 2021

Ganja Worth Crores seized from truck bound for Maharashtra in Hyderabad

Telangana police on Thursday arrested another interstate drug smuggling ring, seizing 1,820 kg of marijuana (ganja) from a truck in Abdullapurmet, a suburb of Hyderabad. Rachakonda Police Station Special Operations Team (SOT) arrested five hawkers and seized contraband goods from Sileru in Andhra Pradesh to Maharashtra. The ganja was moved from Sileru to Maharashtra via […]

Domestic violence charities launch impactful ads to fight abuse against women

The National Center for Domestic Violence (NCDV) and Women’s Aid have launched powerful campaigns to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. NCDV ran a multi-channel campaign from WPP agency Wunderman Thompson, who worked without charge, to highlight how women cover up their injuries as a result of physical abuse. The […]

Survivors and advocates call for the trauma of gender-based violence to be recognized as a wound

DISCLAIMER: This story contains graphical content that readers may find distressing. Lula Dembele was sexually assaulted and raped between the ages of three and four. Key points: Survivors and advocates call for trauma in response to gender-based violence to be recognized as injury Advocacy group launched 16-day social media activism campaign They want funding for […]

Drug overdose deaths in the United States continue to rise during COVID-19 pandemic

Overdose deaths in the United States continue to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, driven largely by deaths from synthetic opioids and illegal fentanyl, according to a preliminary study. report released on November 17 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There was a record 100,306 fatal drug overdoses for the 12 months ending […]

ANF ​​seizes 2,285 kg of drugs valued at $ 168 million and arrests 30 hawkers

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) seized 2,285.04 kg of narcotics worth US $ 168.539 million internationally, arrested 30 drug traffickers and confiscated 15 vehicles during 33 anti-narcotic strikes in all the countries. According to the spokesperson, the drugs seized included 113.88 kg of heroin, 2,076.85 kg of hashish, 79.85 kg of opium, 10 kg of […]

Domestic violence shelter “open at the perfect time” during pandemic

It has been about a year and a half since Sturgeon County’s first emergency shelter opened. The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) Shelter opened in May 2020. The 9,200 square foot building was designed to house individuals or families of all ages and genders fleeing domestic violence. “I don’t think it’s ideal to open anything […]

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