Campaigners have recorded over 100 deaths in the past four years in India’s textile hub in the state of Tamil Nadu. They say retailers are shirking responsibility by not asking their suppliers the really tough questions.
Date17.09.2018 | 12:49
Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri was first sexually assaulted at age eight. Then she was molested four times between the ages of 14 and 26. When she told her parents the first time it happened, they didn’t know how to handle the issue because the perpetrator was a close family friend.
Date11.09.2018 | 12:57
Tagscomprehensive sexuality education, girls' rights, reproductive health, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual health, Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri, SPOT, women's rights
Hard work instead of study: in Turkey there are thousands of Syrian refugee children who arenʹt going to school. Many of them work 12-hour days, even though child labour is banned. A visit to a tailorʹs workshop in Istanbul.
Date08.09.2018 | 11:25
Bushra al-Maqtariʹs “What you left behind? Voices from a forgotten war-torn country” is a poignant record of the ongoing war in Yemen, woven with excruciatingly painful accounts of its hapless victims. By Muhammed Nafih Wafy
Date08.09.2018 | 11:24
TagsBehind the Sun, Bushra al-Maqtari, civilian casualties, victim, war, war crimes, women's rights, Yemen
Marginalized groups in Malaysia have sought better treatment under the new government. But after two women were publicly caned on Monday for indulging in same-sex relations, hopes have been dashed for the LGBT community.
Date06.09.2018 | 14:35
Tagsanti-LGBT, caning, Indonesia, LGBT, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, public caning, same-sex relations, Shariah
You know there’s trouble when your Tinder feed seems more wholesome than the rhetoric coming from the Presidential Palace.
At first, Tinder may have felt like the 21st century equivalent of being bopped on the head, slung over a man’s shoulder and dragged to his cave. But with online dating fast becoming the go-to “meet market”, Tinder now seems more of a virtual bar with a mix of creeps, average Joes, geeks and the occasional unicorn: the nice guy.
Date04.09.2018 | 10:13
TagsDuterte, Leila de Lima, Leni Robredo, Maria Lourdes Sereno, Mocha Uson, Philippine, Rodrigo Duterte, sexual innuendo, Tinder, women's rights
Leena Kejriwal uses art and gaming to share stories of human trafficking and encourage players to take action in the real world. Thousands of girls are forced into the sex trade in India each year.
Date30.08.2018 | 12:36
Tags#missinggirls, domestic slavery, girls' rights, human traficking, India, Kolkata, Missing, sex industry, sex trade, trafficked girls, women's rights