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domestic

pertaining to an environment managed by humans.

domestic animals
animals accustomed to living in a domestic environment.
domestic cat
often used to describe mongrel or crossbred cats, either shorthaired or longhaired.
domestic markets
local markets; usually refers to markets in the same country.

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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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According to Lieutenant-Colonel Ibrahim Musbeh Al Ajel, Director of the Criminal Investigation Department, many sponsors fail to report thefts committed by domestic helps because they are employed illegally.
According to the Delhi Police, the accused barged into a house that belonged to the director of a well- known real estate company and gagged the victim along with her domestic help before fleeing with valuables worth about ` 54 lakh.
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In a heartrending incident in early 2013, a 17-year old Sri Lankan domestic help Rizana Nafeek was beheaded in Saudi Arabia over her alleged killing of a child, who was looked after by her, via suffocation.
Since her indictment in the visa fraud case and Khobragade's transfer back to India, other Indian diplomats in the US have reportedly been worried that the authorities are likely to act against them, since their domestic helps come on A3 visa, subjecting them to the US laws, like Richards.
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday detained the wife of a lawmaker for allegedly torturing her domestic help to death.
The surging demand for domestic help in such families is fuelling a business that largely thrives on human trafficking by unregulated placement agencies.
com)-- India has always been a labor intensive country which takes a little extra time to accept any new technology; as a result washing machines growth rate has been slow since the introduction along with easy availability of cheap domestic help which has proved to be a major restraint in growth of the washing machines market in India.
The embassy had suspended bringing into UAE and hiring domestic helps since April last year.
Riyadh police have been instrumental in getting two Indonesian domestic helps their due -- salaries amounting to SR 111,800, local media said.
Cashing in on the growing demand for domestic helps in the city, some placement agencies are now allegedly taking security deposits of up to ` 35,000 from clients.
The new landmark pact is intended at smoothening process while hiring people from the island nation on the Indian Ocean and to ascertain safety to all people currently working as domestic helps in Saudi Arabia.