Men as victims of domestic violence: ‘I was paralyzed’
By Abiodun Ogundairo
03 November 2020 | 4:36 pm
When men become victims of domestic violence, they usually find it hard to seek help. They are ashamed to admit they are vulnerable and fear no one will believe them. Tami was one of them. Here is his story.
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Three British men are being held by the Taliban in Afghanistan, according to an NGO. A UK broadcaster reports that one of them is so-called "danger tourist" Miles Routledge.
Two New York residents are facing charges of conspiring to act as agents of the Chinese government. US prosecutors also charged 34 Chinese security officials over an alleged campaign to monitor and harass dissidents.
The war on terror and the resulting Taliban insurgency claimed thousands of lives in Pakistan, but also left behind broken families where women are trying to pick up the pieces.
Since winning the recently concluded presidential election in Nigeria’s 2023 general election in March, a lot of speculation has surrounded who will play major roles in the cabinet of President-Elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to numerous sources, party stakeholders, long-time associates, elder statesmen, and ex-governors are already engaged in intense lobbying for key positions, including ministerial appointments and other juicy offices. GuardianTV takes a look at some names that might play significant roles when the new administration is sworn in after May 29.
The movie measures of men spotlights the first genocide of the 20th century in which tens of thousands of indigenous Nama and Herero were slaughtered by german soldiers. The film bids to confront viewers with the harsh realities of colonial violence.
Cormac McCarthy, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who in prose both dense and brittle took readers from the southern Appalachians to the desert Southwest in such novels as “The Road,” “Blood Meridian” and “All the Pretty Horses,” died Tuesday. He was 89.
As the climate gets hotter in South Asia, more women living in low-income households are expected to experience domestic violence. A new study shows the problem will be most extreme in India.
At some point in their lives, many young men in Thailand become monks. Most, however, are not looking for a lifelong stay at a monastery, so why do they follow the tradition?
The arrests saved 13 children from further harm at the hands of the men, police said. The operation was carried out with the assistance of intelligence from the FBI in the US.
Ever wondered why men go down on one knee to propose to would-be brides. Well, long before globalization and modernization, marriages were hardly done for love. Marriage proposals were conducted like business transactions between two families that finally reached an agreement. This was because marriage was seen as a financial and legal commitment rather than a romantic partnership.
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