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Afghani domestic violence against women rises

Setara, who had her nose and lips chopped off and was repeatedly stabbed, is an example of the increasing number of Afghani women who face domestic violence.<p>The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission said that in 2013 they saw a 26% increase in report from women saying they had been …

New Afghanistan law to silence victims of violence against women

A new Afghan law will allow men to attack their wives, children and sisters without fear of judicial punishment, undoing years of slow progress in tackling violence in a country blighted by so-called "honour" killings, forced marriage and vicious domestic abuse.<p>The small but significant change to …

Saudi Arabia moves to protect rights of Indonesian maids

<b>Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement with Indonesia aimed at protecting the rights of Indonesian maids in the country following allegations of abuse.</b><p>The domestic workers will no longer be deprived of their passports nor prevented from communicating with the outside world.<p>They will also be …

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TVs in Kids' Bedrooms Tied to Extra Pounds

It may not make parents popular, but tossing out the TVs that sit in the corner of most children's bedrooms may keep them from packing on pounds.<p>A study released Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found that 60 percent of children ages 10-14 had TVs in their bedrooms, and those kids gained about one extra …

Los Angeles Bans E-Cigarettes in Nearly All Public Places

Los Angeles became the latest city to restrict e-cigarettes after the city council unanimously voted on Tuesday to ban the devices everywhere that …

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Will This Man Make Gay Marriage Legal Everywhere?

Justice Anthony Kennedy has more power than any president or justice in history to decree the law of the land. Agree with him or not, there is …

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