Domestic Slavery in Lebanon: Nigerian women in Penal Servitude contact TVC
By TVC News Nigeria
15 November 2019 | 4:39 pm
The number of Nigerian women and girls who leave for the middle east to offer their services as domestic help has taken on a new dimension, with some reaching out to anyone who can save them from what they allege is domestic slavery.
3 Nov 2020
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.
21 Nov 2020
After a long week cooking and cleaning in the cramped households of Hong Kong, a group of Filipino domestic helpers are using their Sunday off for an unlikely hobby: cricket. And they're proving rather good at it.
26 Nov 2020
Domestic violence and femicide remain a major problem in Turkey. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, DW spoke to Aysel, whose life shows how little protection women receive.
6 Dec 2020
Domestic abuse spikes during the holidays and the coronavirus lockdown will only make things worse. One-quarter of all women experience abuse in their lives and lockdown measures are making it harder to get help.
10 Dec 2020
Reviewing the spate of rape and domestic violence in Nigeria
26 Jan 2021
Law enforcement and intelligence officials have been directed to conduct a full assessment of potential domestic terrorism and extremism following the US Capitol attack.
14 Feb 2021
Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are no longer in favor in San Francisco, where the school board has voted to change the name of 44 schools it says bear the names of people associated with racism, slavery or colonization. The decision to rename schools has sparked debate among residents who support and critize the move.
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.
1 May 2021
Can Turkey's president roll with the punches? Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is reacting sharply to Washington's recognition of the Armenian genocide but is keeping the channels open with US President Joe Biden. Meanwhile, Erdogan is also dealing with a growing Covid-19 crisis, a slipping currency and the trial of Kurdish opposition politicians.
3 May 2021
Lions are frequently bred in South Africa for trophy hunting or to interact with tourists. The government hopes that the ban would boost the country's global image.
11 Jun 2021
Nigeria LNG has signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPAs) with off-takers for the supply of domestic liquefied natural gas. Tony Attah, the Managing Director of NLNG, announced this during the Nigerian International Petroleum Summit on Tuesday.
19 Jun 2021
Both right-wing and left-wing extremism flourished during the pandemic year, Germany's domestic intelligence agency said in its latest report. But the security forces have themselves come under new scrutiny.
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The country's main opposition party has led protests against a proposal to integrate Bulgarian minority rights. Such a move would be necessary to continue EU accession talks.
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On February 24, the first day of Russia's war in Ukraine, Moscow's troops took over Chernobyl, the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear accident. Following a 35-day occupation, Ukraine regained control of the defunct plant but workers have had a hard time returning it to regular functioning. Employees were forced to rebuild IT systems from scratch after specialist equipment and software was ransacked by Russian soldiers. Chernobyl remains a highly volatile site, with hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material still sitting under a protective cover.
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The sanctions have badly hit Mali, with its economy already under severe strain from military coups and a decade-long jihadist insurgency.
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Is there a shift in how the US justice system deals with police shootings?
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A large chunk of glacier broke loose and slammed into hikers on the Marmolada mountain in the eastern Dolomites, rescue services said. At least six people have been killed.
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The president has acknowledged people were killed in mass protests in recent days. People in Karakalpakstan were outraged by an attempt to strip out language in the constitution guaranteeing the region's sovereignty.