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Ten million slaves go missing from survey...

Ten million slaves go missing from survey...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The Walk Free Foundation attributed its new, lower estimate to a different method of measuring responses...

Forced to walk miles, India water crisis...

Forced to walk miles, India water crisis...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 14 2018

On an average, a rural woman walks 5km to 20km a day just to fetch water, according to estimates by...

Sri Lankan Islamic centre condemns ban...

Sri Lankan Islamic centre condemns ban...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 12 2018

Campaigners against khatna - which is performed on young girls - say it can cause psychological, sexual...

India’s ‘worst water crisis in history’...

India’s ‘worst water crisis in history’...

World

Sat, Jul 7 2018

India is “suffering from the worst water crisis in its history”, threatening hundreds of...

Mother Teresa charity home sold babies...

Mother Teresa charity home sold babies...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 5 2018

A home run by Mother Teresa's religious order in India has been sealed and a nun and another person...

Bangladesh cities join UN drive to build...

Bangladesh cities join UN drive en...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 4 2018

In disaster-prone Bangladesh, all the country's 329 municipalities have agreed to join the UN's...

Women most at risk from traffickers...

Women most at risk from traffickers...

World

Tue, Jun 26 2018

The poll of 548 people was conducted online, by phone and in person between March 26 and May 4 spread...

India most dangerous country for women...

India most dangerous country for women...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 26 2018

Government data shows reported cases of crime against women rose by 83% between 2007 and 2016, when there...

Caste-based killing in India over land...

Caste-based killing in India over land...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 25 2018

More than half India's lower-caste population is landless

Comic fights trafficking in Rohingya...

Comic fights trafficking in Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jun 23 2018

Traffickers prey on the desperation of refugees, who may fall for false offers of work in Bangladesh...

Award-winning Rohingya lawyer: Give...

Rohingya lawyer: Give us an...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 11 2018

The UN and aid agencies have described Myanmar's counteroffensive as ethnic cleansing

H&M, Gap to probe violence, sex abuse...

H&M, Gap to probe violence, sex abuse...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jun 6 2018

A separate report published last month by the coalition of rights groups found similar abuse of women...

Saudi princess Vogue cover sparks anger...

Saudi princess Vogue cover sparks anger...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 2 2018

An image on the cover of Vogue Arabia of a Saudi princess behind the wheel

UN: Drought threatens millions of Afghans...

UN: Drought threatens millions of Afghans...

South Asia

Wed, May 30 2018

The UN is revising its humanitarian appeal for 2018 because of the drought, and says it needs an extra...