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Explore the shocking rise in global civilian casualties due to explosive weapons in 2023. Get insights into the key perpetrators, weapon types, and the alarming surge in violence in conflict zones.

2023 Witnessed Unprecedented Civilian Casualties in Explosive Violence

Explore the shocking rise in global civilian casualties due to explosive weapons in 2023. Get insights into the key perpetrators, weapon types, and the alarming surge in violence in conflict zones.
In recent years, an alarming trend has emerged in the United States. Since 2020, firearms have become the leading cause of death among children and teenagers, surpassing even car accidents, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2022, more than 4,500 young lives were lost to firearm injuries. But the tragedy doesn't stop there; the ripple effects of these incidents have far-reaching consequences on survivors and their families, as revealed in a recent study published in the November issue of Health Affairs.

Impact of Youth Gun Violence on Families

In recent years, an alarming trend has emerged in the United States. Since 2020, firearms have become the leading cause of death among children and teenagers, surpassing even car accidents, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2022, more than 4,500 young lives were lost to firearm injuries. But the tragedy doesn't stop there; the ripple effects of these incidents have far-reaching consequences on survivors and their families, as revealed in a recent study published in the November issue of Health Affairs.
In a surprising twist, the Supreme Court dissolves the bench overseeing petitions for the reconsideration of its 2022 verdict on the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and the powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). This unexpected move prompts the Court to enlist the Chief Justice of India's assistance in forming a new bench, signalling a potential shift in legal perspectives.

Manipur; Supreme Court’s Call on Violence

In a scathing critique of law enforcement and the government's response to the ethnic violence in Manipur, the Supreme Court has expressed deep concern over the delay and inefficiency in the police investigation. Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, leading the bench, referred to the investigation as "tardy" and "lethargic," highlighting the delayed registration of FIRs and statements
Explore the ongoing human rights challenges in India, from discriminatory policies to restricted freedoms. Human Rights Watch reveals a troubling pattern, urging international attention."

Manipur Ethnic Clashes: Root Causes and Ongoing Violence

The northeastern Indian state of Manipur is grappling with inter-ethnic clashes between the Meitei and Kuki communities, resulting in loss of lives, displacement, and property destruction. This article explores the historical factors behind the conflict and the recent violence sparked by a demand for Scheduled Tribe status for the Meitei community.

More People Report Rising Crime, Violence In Their Neighbourhood

One in three people globally report increasing crimes in their neighbourhood, from vehicle theft and people using illegal drugs to assault and...
2022 Saw Most Violence Against Health Workers

2022 Saw Most Violence Against Health Workers

Violence against health care workers saw an increase in 2022, considered the most Violent Year in the Last Decade.
Life Expectancy Still Rising

Two in One die Because of Injury, Violence 

Do you know how many people die due to injuries and vioelnce a day? A new report from the World Health oprganisation...
One in Five Experience Violence , Harassment at Work

One in Five Experience Violence , Harassment at Work

More than one in five people experienced violence and harassment at work, whether physical, psychological or sexual, according to a new joint...
PRET; The Preparation For Future Pandemics

More Classified programmes Needed Against Online Violence Against Children

As the world comes under much concern of keeping children safe online, the World Health Organisation (WHO) suggests implementing school-based educational programmes...
Despite global efforts, the world is "failing women and girls," warned the United Nations in a report on gender equality released on September 7, 2023. In the latest edition of the UN Women and UN DESA report, titled "Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2023," alarming trends are unveiled, highlighting the world's struggles to achieve gender equality as it reaches the halfway mark of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Address Root Cause Of Gender Violence For More Food

The world should address the root causes of Gender Based Violence for women to be safer and more likely to have food,...