Suicides

Some articles on suicides, suicide:

Suicides In Japan - Government Response
... Despite an economic upturn in 2007, suicide rates have continued to be high, prompting concern by the Japanese government ... In 2007, the government released a nine-step plan, a "counter-suicide White Paper," which it hopes will curb suicide by 20% by 2017 ... The goal of the White Paper is to encourage investigation of the root causes of suicide in order to prevent it, change cultural attitudes toward suicide, and improve treatment of unsuccessful suicides ...
Suicide In Japan
... Suicide in Japan has become a significant national social-issue ... Japan has one of the world's highest suicide rates, and the Japanese government reported the rate for 2006 as being the ninth highest in the world. 71% of suicides in Japan were male, and it is the leading cause of death in men aged 20-44 ...
Self Immolator - Political Protest
... They can be seen as a type of altruistic suicides for the collective cause ... Unlike suicide attacks, self-immolations are not intended to inflict physical harm or material damage ... Suicides by self-immolation have led to numerous copycat suicides researchers have counted almost 100 self-immolations covered by the New York Times and The ...
Suicides In Lithuania - Causes
... exist in Lithuania are a major cause behind such high rate of suicides ... director of the State Mental Health Center, a main reason behind the dramatic rise in suicides over the last decade is the economic and social transition ... Davidoniene also stressed the problem of suicide in the rural areas and mentioned the clear correlation with alcohol "Around 80 percent of suicides are alcohol-related, and we ...
Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge - Suicides
... Bridge became more and more known for its Suicides ... Bridge) until the awareness arose that something had to be done to prevent more suicides ... decided to erect a Plexiglas safety barrier to prevent more suicides from happening ...

Famous quotes containing the word suicides:

    Don’t look now, God, we’re all right.
    All the suicides are eating Black Bean Soup;
    the Dalmatians, our turnip, our spotted parasite
    snoozles in her chair.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Most suicides are committed with a knife and fork.
    Swedish proverb, trans. by Verne Moberg.

    Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren’t in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.
    Václav Havel (b. 1936)