He hasn’t been in another relationship but is on speaking terms with his ex-wife and sees her a couple of times a month. He says: “Violence against women is a huge problem in Brazil, in part because we have such a [male chauvinist] culture. I’m proof of it. I’m not a violent person – I grew up in a violent neighbourhood and was determined not to be the same – but I still committed this crime. Anyone can do it.” … [Read more...] about ‘Hitting women isn’t normal’: tackling male violence in Brazil
Among the returnees, five travelled from Africa, transiting Ethiopia and arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport on March 25 for a flight to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi in the afternoon. But unfortunely, they missed the flight due to late arrival and there was no other flight to Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese citizens stranded at Thai airport brought home
Let’s hear it for the female of the species and (more guardedly) for her second X-chromosome! Female superiority in colour vision, immune response, longevity, even basic survival from birth to death are illustrated in Sharon Moalem’s The Better Half. After decades, if not centuries, of bad press for women and their vulnerable biology, this book argues that in fact “almost everything that is biologically difficult to do in life … is done better by females”. … [Read more...] about The Better Half by Sharon Moalem review – on the genetic superiority of women
Prof Teo says that if reported global coronavirus cases are a fair reflection of its real spread, "many countries still have a window of opportunity to really try to prepare", by ring-fencing their vulnerable or overcrowded communities and "trying to minimise anyone who has the disease interacting with communities". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Should the world worry about Singapore’s virus surge?
Legal battles have also ensued over whether guns shops should be closed during the pandemic, and if religious services should be exempt from state orders that ban large gatherings. BBC … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: New York has more cases than any country
Why are adult children still at home?The phenomenon is caused by a range of financial, social and emotional factorsNever-married or divorced adult children are more likely to live at homeOne study found an increased number of unmarried adults could explain the high stay at home rate"Tenacious" adults are staying at home while they increase their financial baseHowever, lower income and unemployment increase the chance of children not leaving home … [Read more...] about ‘Almost all my friends live at home’: Adult children living with parents becoming ‘normal’ in Australia