Category: Abuse campaign

Perthshire mother launches campaign to protect unborn domestic violence victims

A Perthshire mother, once considered at risk by a women’s charity, has launched a campaign for tougher laws to protect women who have lost unborn children to domestic violence. Nicola Murray (43) says courts should take the loss of a baby more into account when convicting those who abuse their partners. Nicola, from Stanley, told […]

China fines tech giants for content exploiting children

HONG KONG (AP) – China’s internet watchdog said on Wednesday it had fined platforms operated by e-commerce company Alibaba and games company Tencent for disseminating sexual content involving children, while regulators seek to clean up content harmful to minors. Platforms such as Alibaba Taobao e-commerce marketplace, Tencent’s QQ messaging service, Kuaishou live streaming site, Sina […]

Social media giants publish articles on self-harm, adults and emergency diets to children as young as 13

Children as young as 13 are targeted online with adult sexual images and content promoting suicide and crash diets within 24 hours of creating social media accounts, an investigation found . The study, which will be released on Tuesday, found that commercial-oriented algorithms in social media companies were directing ads to children, while increasingly recommending […]

NYPD video hitting man on subway attracts attention of local leaders, community

By Kristina Sgueglia, Mirna Alsharif and Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN (CNN) – Circulating video of a man who was tased by police after saying he helped another passenger escape a New York subway ticket has caught the attention of local politicians and officials community. On July 6, an individual opened an exit door for an acquaintance […]

Grihalakshmi from Mathrubhumi launches new campaign against dowry harassment and assault

Kerala’s most favorite bi-monthly women-centric magazine, Grihalakshmi, has launched a strong campaign against recent atrocities against women and dowry oppression in Kerala. The campaign is under the hashtag # SayNoToDowry & Abuse. The magazine’s cover page features famous Mollywood film actress Rima Kallingal covering her face, with the message that it’s not the face that’s […]

Annenberg Faculty: $ 3.49 million NIDA grant to study vaping among LGBTQ + youth

Annenberg Faculty: $ 3.49 million NIDA grant to study vaping among LGBTQ + youth In the United States, LGBTQ + youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer teens, are 10-30% more likely to vape than their non-LGBTQ + peers. Since vaping quadruples the risk of starting to smoke cigarettes or using other tobacco products, […]

Memo to Tom Kean, Jr: invite Liz Cheney, not Kevin McCarthy, as a special guest at your campaign launch

Dear Tom, I will support you for the election in 2022 to the United States House of Representatives in the 7th District of New Jersey, just as I did in 2020, against incumbent Democratic Congressman Tom Malinowski. I’d like to note that since the hostile takeover of the GOP by Donald Trump’s neofascist forces in […]

Muslim women offered for sale in Indian fake auction | News | DW

Indian police are investigating a disturbing harassment campaign in which more than 80 Muslim women were offered for sale in online “auctions” without their knowledge or consent. The images of outspoken Indian Muslim women were posted on the open-source software development site GitHub where they were tagged “sulli deal of the day.” “Sulli” is a […]

North Wales police sergeant launches new domestic violence training campaign

A police officer whose mother was murdered by his stepfather is campaigning to provide his colleagues with specialized training to better protect victims of domestic violence and save lives. North Wales Police have launched an innovative ‘culture change program’ to improve their understanding of abuse and coercive control. The force will work with the Safe […]

World Addiction Day: Calls for more rehabilitation centers to deal with increasing mental health cases intensify

Calls have intensified for the government to establish more rehabilitation centers in addition to mental health professionals in the sixteen regions of Ghana. Indeed, 242 people in 2020 sought treatment for drug use in fifteen (15) treatment and rehabilitation centers in the country, according to the Narcotics Control Commission. The majority of them – 38 […]

Bedford trial moved to California | News, Sports, Jobs

A Bedford County lawsuit seeking damages from a consulting firm that helped develop a plan to market OxyContin has been moved to California to be joined in at least 39 similar lawsuits. Class-action documents on behalf of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties and 2,561 municipalities were transferred last Monday from U.S. District Court in Johnstown to Northern […]

Rutledge lawsuit broadened to bolster abuse of authority allegations

Plaintiffs suing Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge for claiming she abused her authority – and illegally spent taxpayer dollars to do so – to advance her own political ambitions have broadened their legal action against the Republican of Batesville to exceed a court-ordered deadline that would have seen most cases dismissed. Pulaski County Circuit Judge […]

Long Island repeat offender accused of harassing worshipers at synagogue

A repeat offender accused of threatening law enforcement officers and members of the Jewish community in New Jersey and Long Island reoffended in Fort Lee, New Jersey, authorities said. Bradley Goldberg, a 47-year-old Nassau County resident, from Cedarhurst, had previously spent a week in Bergen County Jail after Fort Lee police said he pretended to […]

CCFC goes fairplay and launches radical new campaign to protect children online

BOSTON, June 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), the leading watchdog for the children’s media and marketing industries in the country, announced that it is renaming Fairplay. The announcement comes as the organization prepares to launch a major campaign for new regulations to protect American children online, similar […]

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