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.
30 Jan 2021
SON arraigns two men for allegedly producing substandard engine oil
31 Jan 2021
Somali women's rights activists and politicians want a 30% quota for female lawmakers to be enshrined in law. Ahead of upcoming elections, female candidates and campaigners are apprehensive.
9 Feb 2021
Emergency workers pull out more trapped men from a tunnel after a flood triggered by a piece of Himalayan glacier falling into a river in northern India. Rescue operations continue, but scores are believed to be missing and feared dead.
26 Mar 2021
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders says it witnessed Ethiopian soldiers executing at least four men in the country's Tigray region. The troops reportedly killed the men after forcing them off civilian buses.
19 Apr 2021
The General Officer Commanding 81 Division of the Nigeria Army, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu says the Division will collaborate with other security agencies in Ogun and Lagos states to ensure security of lives and property.
24 Apr 2021
Cases of domestic violence usually go unreported in Indian-administered Kashmir because of the media's tendency to focus on political issues. Observers say social conflict increases incidences of violence against women.
20 Jun 2021
The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has warned his men against human rights violation.
5 Jul 2021
For the first time in Algerian football history, four female match officials were appointed to referee in a match held on Saturday between ES Ben Aknoun and RC Kouba in Algiers. The referee committee of the Algerian Football Association appointed four female officials to run the 22nd and last round of the Ligue 2.
15 Jul 2021
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
24 Jul 2021
A judge sentenced seven men to jail over their "indiscriminate" attack on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong two years ago. This was the first conviction over the beatings that refueled protests in the city.
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Cases have been registered against 400 unidentified people after a viral video showed a woman being assaulted at Minar-e-Pakistan on the country's independence day.
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The first family will meet with community and religious leaders, as well as those who lost their loved ones to the violence that left 21 people — including 19 children — dead at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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The 13-2 vote in favor of the resolution was not enough to secure its adoption as Beijing and Moscow have veto-rights. The US said the rejection means Pyongyang "will feel free to take further escalatory actions."
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Police in the US town of Uvalde, Texas are facing questions over why it took an hour to neutralise the gunman who murdered 19 small children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School. The tragedy comes amid increasing calls for greater gun control measures. Among the demands of campaigners are a ban on assault weapon sales, as well as universal background checks and so-called red flag laws. Pastor Mike McBride, director of the LIVE FREE gun violence prevention campaign with the Faith in Action network, joined us on Perspective to tell us more.
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Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the coming PDP and APC Presidential primaries.
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We take a look at discussions in the papers over when and how the war in Ukraine will finally end. We also look at some scathing cartoons over inaction on gun control in the US. We then find out about the latest art scandal to hit France, which is worthy of a crime novel, according to French daily Libération. Finally, we discuss the latest in sex news: from amnesia-inducing sex to sexual wellness retreats that are becoming increasingly popular.