Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Tag Archives: Drugs and Crime

Women at risk of secondary abuse when arrested for drugs

JOHANNESBURG: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in South Africa said women suffered sexual abuse at the hands of law enforcement officials when they were processed for drug abuse. With the world marking International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on Friday, its emerged 30% more people were abusing ...

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World ‘not yet on track’ to ensure better future for children: UN

UN – Despite the child’s rights convention being the “most widely ratified human rights treaty”, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said that some countries have fallen short of offering a better future to children who continue to die prematurely or fall victim to poverty, trafficking and slavery. In her ...

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Home ‘most dangerous place’ for women, UN study shows

United Nations: More than half the women who were murdered worldwide last year were killed by their partners or family members, making home “the most dangerous place for a woman,” a new UN study said Sunday. In statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ...

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