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Enslaved then undercompensated: Double blow for India’s trafficked

Of an estimated 20 million commercial sex workers in India, 16 million women and girls are victims of sex trafficking

‘City not safe for girls’: Fear spreads amid Bangladesh sex crime...

MPs call for extrajudicial killing of rape suspects as demands for justice grow

Pope names first woman to senior Vatican diplomatic post

Last year, Pope Francis also appointed four women as first female councilors for the Synod of Bishops

Cut above the rest: Indian women gain self-reliance through crafts

Church training programs help women take the future into their own hands

From housewives to hijab-clad students, women take center stage in Indian...

This is not an issue of just one community, what they are doing to Muslims today could happen to anyone tomorrow, female protestor says

Baby or a job? Stark choice for Taiwan’s migrant workers

Weak enforcement of Taiwanese labor law leaves migrant workers at risk of exploitation

Pakistan ‘turning a blind eye’ to the trafficking of girls and...

Christian minority targeted by brokers who pay poor parents to marry off their daughters to Chinese men

In Indonesia, ‘bride kidnapping’ tradition fuels child marriage despite new ban

In the Southeast Asian archipelago one in nine girls are married before age 18

Abused Bangladeshi housemaids struggle for justice at home

Many Bangladeshi women said Middle East recruiting agents beat, throttled and starved them to force them to return to abusive employers

Filipino women dance against ‘environmental plunder’

The One Billion Rising campaign, which was first launched in 2012, is a global call to end violence against women and girls

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