‘Young driven to suicide by competition, stress’ – The Times of India

English: World map indicating suicide rates Co...

English: World map indicating suicide rates Countries whose data is older than 10 years are coloured as N/A. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an important article from the Times of India. Check it out!

via ‘Young driven to suicide by competition, stress’ – The Times of India.

The article cites the first WHO report on worldwide suicide figures released last week and India comes out on top. The most alarming figure in the report is the high rate of suicide in the 15-29 age group. The young are under extreme pressure to score well in school and get to good colleges.

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Benefit cuts blind man committed suicide after Atos ruled him fit to work – Mirror Online

This tragic story is a MUST READ. Check it out!

via Benefit cuts blind man committed suicide after Atos ruled him fit to work – Mirror Online.

This happened on UK Prime Minister, David Cameron‘s watch.

Is it justified in the name of austerity? What’s happened to social values & effective public services?

Any thoughts?

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