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Q. What should I do if I think there is a domestic violence in my building? I think there is a case of domestic violence going on in with my neighbors. I have heard a man hitting a woman and a woman screaming, things being thrown, etc. This type of event will happen several times a week, lasting all day. I'm not sure where my place is on this, since I don't know them, and I don’t even know what neighbor it is, but I hate just sitting here doing nothing while a man is beating a woman. I don’t know what to do. Please help.

A. I have been on the receiving end of domestic violence. I have only been out for about 1yr and 3 months. I almost lost my children due to the issues. The best thing you can do is report it. Even though the person will never leave the situation until either someone intervenes, or they almost lose their life. They can get possibly die from it. domestic issues tend to escalate instead of subsiding. Also there is the problem that the person in the situation may have been threatened and their self esteem is usually in the gutter. I wasnt allowed out of my house and when I did go out I had to look at the ground. If my boyfriend thought that i was looking at someone male or female I usually got hit.

Q. Lot’s of time at home, too close to the fridge - any tips? I’m starting my 6 months-preparation period for my finals next month, which mean I’ll spend practically all day at home, in a dangerous vicinity to the fridge. I already lost 25 pounds that I rather not gain again. Does any one have any tips how to avoid the dangers of being at home so much? ?

A. If you are used to eat something when studying (like me…), try to move to healthier options – vegetables instead of snacks, water instead of coke etc. – it can save you a lot of calories. Good luck!

Q. Is “domestic violence” can be considered a medical issue? Is it curable? My partner is showing scary signs of violence…can it be treated with some sort of medication?

A. you can also tyr to get him into an anger management class,that might also help both of you.

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To ensure continuity during the extended transition period of help, will urgently with different (and possibly new) providers of domestic help a temporary agreement must be entered into.
This is the third such case of an Indian diplomat being accused by a domestic help of mistreatment in recent years.
Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh was also arrested on charge of murdering their 35-year-old domestic help and torturing another minor domestic servant.
The court on Monday convicted the Talwars for killing their 14- year-old daughter Arushi and domestic help Hemraj under Sections 302 (murder), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offense) 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code.
Sponsorship costs, agency fees and flight tickets mean that a family looking to hire a maid or other domestic help can sometimes have to shell out thousands of dirhams for a worker they have never even met.
Also, domestic help are not generally aware of what materials to use where for cleaning.
Swabhimaanya chief executive and managing director, Rahul Pagare, said, 'With around 100 million domestic help employed across India, the need of the hour is to empower this section of the society with basic financial exposure.
The money will be used to pay for wigs, holistic therapies and even domestic help for local breast cancer sufferers.
Summary: The UAE Ministry of Labor has reduced the deposit expatriates pay to bring in domestic help to AED2,000.
CAIRO: To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Tuesday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the international community to stop the abuse of domestic help especially in the Middle East and Asia.
Reason for sale; family issues compel sale of this well established (15+ years) and easy to run Nanny and or Domestic Help referral service company providing services to well respected clients from Miami to Jupiter.
The cost of keeping up appearances is starting to pinch the 'true' working class who, with earnings as low as pounds 15,000, borrow money to fund domestic help, school fees and even second homes.