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Corner of world's largest refugee camp...

Corner of world's largest refugee camp...

Europe

Fri, Aug 16 2019

The exhibition in east London's Westfield mall features a typical shelter in the Bangladesh camps,...

Migrants mistakenly held in Thai trafficking...

Migrants mistakenly held in Thai trafficking...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 7 2019

A record-breaking 1,159 human trafficking victims have been rescued in Thailand so far this year

India passes 'historic' minimum wage...

India passes 'historic' minimum wage...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 3 2019

The Code on Wages aims to set standard wages across India

New taskforces to tackle 'missing wombs'...

New taskforces to tackle 'missing wombs'...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 2 2019

India is home to an estimated 8 million modern-day slaves, working at farms, factories and fisheries,...

India ruling could allow millions of...

India ruling could allow millions of...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 27 2019

The ruling could affect millions of women not given employee status because they work from home

Indian MP draws parliament's ire over...

Indian MP draws parliament's ire over...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 27 2019

Azam Khan responded sarcastically when Rama Devi, deputy speaker for the lower house, asked him to look...

Facial recognition push at India airports...

Facial recognition push at India airports...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 25 2019

The "paperless biometric technology" launched in Bengaluru airport this week identifies passengers...

Rescued human trafficking victims in...

Rescued human trafficking victims in...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 22 2019

Thai police have rescued 974 trafficking victims - mostly from Myanmar - for the year to date, compared...

India introduces new trans rights bill...

India introduces new trans rights bill...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 20 2019

India's Supreme Court officially recognized trans people as a third gender with equal rights under...

Report: To end slavery, free 10,000...

Report: To end slavery, free 10,000...

World

Wed, Jul 17 2019

More than 40 million people have been estimated to be captive in modern slavery, which includes forced...

Sri Lanka's car-free day sparks debate...

Sri Lanka's car-free day sparks debate...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 13 2019

Women in the city say cars offer them much-needed protection from sexual harassment on the streets

Indian state sets aside college places...

Indian state sets aside college places...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 12 2019

India already has job and education quotas for its lowest social classes, but this is the first time...

India turns to slavery survivors to...

India turns to slavery survivors to...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 11 2019

The 39-year-old survivor searches Raichur for other victims of the illegal devadasi system - which sees...

UN: Global warming threatens to defeat...

UN: Global warming threatens to defeat...

World

Wed, Jul 10 2019

Member nations of the UN unanimously adopted 17 global development goals in 2015, setting out a wide-ranging...

More than 500 suspected slaves locked...

More than 500 suspected slaves locked...

Europe

Tue, Jul 9 2019

The Home Office interior ministry said no one who said they had been trafficked would be required to...

India's top court sides with indigenous...

India's top court sides with indigenous...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 4 2019

Meghalaya's Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said authorities had penalized businesses and individuals...

'Broken dreams' - Bangladesh's returning...

'Broken dreams' - Bangladesh's returning...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 2 2019

Many are victims of trafficking, but have little redress for the crimes they have suffered in...

UN: 1 migrant child dies each day...

UN: 1 migrant child dies each day...

World

Sun, Jun 30 2019

The UN migration agency said on Friday that at least 32,000 migrants globally

Nearly half a million people urge Indian...

Nearly half a million people urge Indian...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 29 2019

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change did not respond to repeated requests for...

Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved...

Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved...

South Asia

Fri, Jun 28 2019

Seven men, including a local government official, barged into the women's home late on Wednesday...

UN investigator: Myanmar must give Rohingya...

UN investigator: Myanmar must give Rohingya...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 27 2019

Buddhist-majority Myanmar does not recognize the Muslim Rohingya as citizens despite a long history in...