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Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped by Village Council Beg Supreme Court for Help

A petition to save two sisters in India from being raped and publicly humiliated for their brother’s actions, a punishment handed down by an …

Poll: Indian Muslim women want end to verbal divorce

<b>New Delhi, India -</b> An overwhelming majority of Muslim women in India want reforms in religious laws involving matters of divorce, alimony, polygamy and custody of children, according to a survey conducted by a rights group.<p>Titled "Seeking Justice Within Family: A National Study on Muslim Women's …

Religion

'Hundreds' of Yazidi women killing themselves in ISIS captivity

<b>Dohuk, Iraq (CNN) —</b> "Hello?" The voice is muffled, crackly, and barely audible, but the caller's desperation is clear: "Our situation is very bad and cannot get any worse."<p>On the other end of the phone, Ameena Saeed Hasan offers a lifeline: the chance to plot an escape from slavery at the hands of …

CNN

Old mark of slavery is being used on sex trafficking victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Adriana walks into a room, people take notice. Her neon pink dress and pearls could not even come close to her electric persona.<p>"Before we begin. I want to know -- what do you want from me?" Adriana asked before our interview.<p>We explained we wanted to hear her story if she wanted to …

CNN

#YesAllWomen: Denial of Women Oppression

The Cycle of Oppresion African American Women throughout History

A woman trafficked into the sex trade in Ireland tells her story - Independent.ie

Anna said some of the customers during those five days were police officers.<p>Afterwards, she was returned to Galway. "I was so low and I tried to kill …

News (Ireland)

How To Find New Life After a Nightmare of Sex Trafficking

By Boaz Wadel<p>"T"* is a story of temptation and transformation.<p>She is the oldest among four children in her family. Born in Cambodia's capital city of …

Phnom Penh

Egypt Must Be Held Accountable for Sexual Assault

Only ten months have passed since I was sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square -- it was the worst experience of my life.<p>In an effort to make my government accountable, I and seven other survivors of sexual violence filed a case against the then-ruling party. Our case is at a stalemate, and we see no …

Sexual violence in Bosnia: how war lives on in everyday life

When does "post-war" become a time that truly merits the name "peace"? Eighteen years after the (so called) Dayton Peace Agreement brought the armed …

Feminism

Domestic abuse: half a million victims 'too terrified to come forward'

Study uncovers hidden casualties of violence, many of them too scared to report the crime<p>More than half a million victims of domestic abuse are too terrified to come forward and report their experiences, according to provisional estimates of research that specialists hope will quantify the true …

Young people more likely to excuse violence against women

Should your partner check your phone messages? Find out who your friends are, read emails, keep track of your movements online?<p>When Rebeca Carro …

Jacqui Lambie

We’re letting domestic violence victims down. I know, my mum was one.

Let me start by saying that domestic violence is a very personal issue for me. I grew up in it. All these years later the scars are still there and …

Sociology

Studies in Aviation Psychology Open Doors to a Diverse Range of Careers

One of the most challenging and rewarding educational fields available within the aviation industry concerns the study of aviation psychology and …

Social Psychology for Marketers: 8 Lessons in Buyer Behavior

Learn eight psychological theories that will help you predict your prospects' …

9 quick tips to improve your mental health

Achieving better mental health sometimes requires professional help. People may need a therapist or even medication to deal with such disorders as depression and anxiety.<p>But those serious diagnoses aside, we could all do with a little brain tuneup. Fortunately, science has some suggestions for how …

Mental Health

InDepth

More kids are over-scheduled than before. That's a major problem<p>More kids are over-scheduled, and sometimes their parents are, too. But experts warn …

Pensions

Looking for a route into Educational Psychology? Work with an award winning SENCO job with EDUSTAFF | Guardian Jobs

Primary Learning Support Assistant | LSA - Richmond, South West London<p>Are you an aspiring educational psychologist, looking for in-depth experience or a school environment to support your doctorate application?<p>Or perhaps you simply want to explore the application of psychology in an educational …

10 Mantras For Staying Competitive

<b>Guest Contributor: David Fabian</b><p>When sales hit a slump, or worse a decline, how do you grow? With the economy and the government in a state of flux, it’s a question worth considering.<p>Success in the face of declining demand begins by looking inward and assessing whether your company has the means, …

Science Confirms Looking Angry Gets People To Do What You Want

If you’ve ever gotten the death glare from your parent, child or S.O., you already know the results of this new study to be true.<p>New research in the journal Psychological Science shows that people are more likely to give in to an unfair demand when they are presented with a threatening facial …

New Research Identifies Behavior Patterns That Precede Suicide Attempts

A multi-national study has identified the behavior patterns that precede many suicide attempts.According to researchers, this could help lead to …

Depression

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

3 Reasons People Get Away With Badmouthing Others

Source: IAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV/Shutterstock<p>We all know a bad-mouther: The person who says something nasty about nearly everyone at the office, the …

7 cognitive biases that affect the success of your interview

A job interview is ultimately an interaction between two (or more) human beings.<p>So while we’d like to believe that our interviewers are immune to the …

Psychology

Forensic Psychologist: A Career Profile

Forensic psychology has become one of the most popular subfields of psychology in recent years. Increasing numbers of students express interest in …

Psychological Abuse: More Common, as Harmful as Other Child Maltreatment

It may be the most common kind of child abuse — and the most challenging to deal with. But psychological abuse, or emotional abuse, rarely gets the …