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This School Plans to Paddle Kids Even Though Studies Show Corporal Punishment Doesn't Work ! ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, school, punishment )

- 253 days ago -
One school in Hephzibah, Georgia, is taking the phrase old school to a whole new meaning. At least that's what some believe after word got out that officials at The Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics (GSIC) recently sent home a request
Religious Kids Are More Selfish and Sadistic, According to Science
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, children, altruism, punishment, cruelty, sharing, selfishness, greed )

- 1256 days ago -
An eye-opening new study finds children of faith are less likely to share, more likely to mete out punishment.
Saudi Arabia Postpones 1,000 Lashes Sentence for Blogger
Society & Culture  (tags: lashing punishment, lashing, Saudi Arabia, sharia law, punishment, blogging, activists )

- 1587 days ago -
The activist sentenced to 1,000 lashes in Saudi Arabia underwent his first flogging despite the country's Supreme Court being ordered to review the case, Raif Badawi, 31, was due to undergo the second of 20 rounds of 50 lashes on Friday morning,
Why Must Gaza Wait in the Dark?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Human Rights, electricity, punishment, rights, government, ethics, society, freedoms, family, children, education, health, humans, news, sadness, safety, violence )

- 1693 days ago -
In an attempt to compensate for the Israeli disruption of Gaza's power supply, the Palestinians established their first power generation plant in 2004. Ever since, Israel has regularly limited the supply of electricity and industrial fuel needed to...
In New York's Largest Jail, Teens Face 'Brute Force' And Intimidation That Horrifies Even Prosecutors
Society & Culture  (tags: Rikers Island, punishment, violence, brutal violence, police, politics, law, government, ethics, crime, children, rights, safety, news, society )

- 1753 days ago -
In the second-largest jail in the nation, teens are beaten more frequently than not. They are placed in solitary confinement for disciplinary infractions that would be considered typical adolescent behavior outside of jail
The World's Worst Punishment for Rape? - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, gang rape, punishment, crime, investigation, women's rights, Kenya )

- 1975 days ago -
16 year old Liz was walking home from her grandfather's funeral when she was ambushed by six men who took turns raping her and then threw her unconscious body down a 6-meter toilet pit. Their punishment? Police had them mow their station lawn
Pass Safe Harbor Laws for Child Victims of Sex Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: humantrafficking, childprostitution, safeharbor, childvictims, punishment, juveniledetention, supportforvictims )

- 2077 days ago -
Tracey was a victim of child sex trafficking, but local police arrested Tracey for prostitution and placed her in juvenile detention. She was getting punished for an act that she couldn't even legally consent to. She was a kid who needed help and support.
The Unbelievable Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement - And Punishment for as Little as Reading a Book
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, law, punishment, politics, society )

- 2422 days ago -
The majority of those in solitary confinement were given the punishment for nonviolent, low-level offenses such as having unauthorized books or disobeying an order or growing their mustaches too long.
11 Year-Old Girl Gang Raped By 18 Men. Only 136 Signatures. Please HELP.
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, gang-rape, torture, crime, punishment, society, violence, children, women )

- 2996 days ago -
I just came across a Disturbing story about an 11 year old girl who was gang raped by at least 18 men. I don't want to hear in a couple of weeks, months or years about how any of these men are being let out for "good behavior".
75-Year-Old Woman Raped and Killed in Chandigarh
Society & Culture  (tags: Woman, Rape, Chandigarh, Crime, Death, Punishment )

- 3058 days ago -
In a shocking and gruesome incident, a 75-year-old woman was raped and killed at her residence in Chandigarh. She was the mother-in-law of Punjab's advocate general Rupinder Khosla.
SENEGAL: Children With Disability - When Stigma Means Abandonment
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, family, mentally disabled, stigma, hide, neurological disorder, abandonment, Senegal, WHO, mental health, punishment, education, humanrights, misunderstood, curse, society, abuse )

- 3207 days ago -
In Senegal many women refuse to take mentally disabled children on public transport; families hide children with mental or neurological disorders, and some parents disown them outright. Such is the stigma of having a child with these widely misunderstood
Man Arrested for Driving Woman to Prostitution
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, prostitution, society, crime, punishment )

- 3293 days ago -
A 24-year-old man was arrested by the Versova police for confining a woman for nearly six years and pushing her into flesh trade. Jugal Singh, the accused, lured the 23-year-old victim to come to Mumbai with offers of roles in Bollywood films.
Killer of Abortion Doctor Gets Life in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, crime, law, punishment, abortion, rights, culture )

- 3339 days ago -
An anti-abortion activist who murdered one of America's few late-term abortion providers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday in a case that galvanized both sides of the bitter U.S. debate over abortion.
The Lost Boys
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, punishment, usa, safety, law, government, freedoms, culture, society, politics, rights, news )

- 3345 days ago -
What happens when you put juvenile prisoners in an adult isolation lockup?
SAUDI ARABIA: Forget Detention -- Misbehaving Schoolgirl Sentenced to 90 Lashes
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, world, rights, law, crime, punishment, abuse, ethics, government, freedoms, politics )

- 3406 days ago -
According to the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan, as cited by the Daily Mail of London, the adolescent got into a tussle with her teacher after she was caught with a cellphone camera, apparently forbidden in Saudi girls' schools.

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