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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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The lady, who hails from the Indian state of Kerala, was sent to her present employer six years ago as a domestic help through a recruiting office back in her home country.
Meanwhile, her domestic help Bhagwan Das reached the house.
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This bill, I feel, is drafted from the employer's viewpoint to make them feel safe from hiring a domestic help from an agency which has accreditation from the government.
The Kingdom plays host to thousands of domestic helps from different countries around the world such as the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Yemen and some African countries.
THE next time you try and get a domestic help through a placement agency, be doubly alert.
Saudi Arabia has inked a similar labor pact with India in early this month, which includes several provisions, comprising protection mechanism, for domestic helps.
However, this is not the first time that Indian diplomats in US were found on the wrong-side of the law with regards to the treatment of their domestic help.
Lately, Delhi has been witnessing an increase in physical abuse of domestic helps.
The CBI then arrested Krishna and two other domestic helps in the neighbourhood, Raj Kumar and Vijay Mandal, who too were let out on bail later.
Sharjah -- The actual number of thefts committed by domestic helps is "significantly higher" than the reported ones, a senior Sharjah Police official has said.
Riyadh police have been instrumental in getting two Indonesian domestic helps their due -- salaries amounting to SR 111,800, local media said.