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From victim to vehement educator

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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.

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11.09.2018 | 12:57

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Bangladesh child laborers: Victims of poverty, apathy and neglect:

In Bangladesh around 4.5 million children are working under hazardous conditions. Some 1.7 million of them live and work in the capital, Dhaka. DW correspondent Mustafiz Mamun has captured their every day lives on film.

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03.09.2018 | 12:54

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Game draws attention to India’s trafficked girls

A stencil of a missing girl on a wall next to street art depicting a young boy

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.

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30.08.2018 | 12:36

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Wearing tradition – thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp

Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve.

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28.08.2018 | 15:22

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Child brides in Malaysia: We need to protect children now

While the international media was still abuzz over a high profile case involving Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is charged with corruption and criminal breach of trust, the country once again received global attention for its problem of child brides.

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04.08.2018 | 13:02

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An estimated 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone FGM

A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country with the world’s highest rates.

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23.07.2018 | 14:42

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Inside the ‘battery cage’: Prostitution in Germany

Drugs, violence, fatal intimidation: Women sell their bodies for as little as €39 in Germany, while others reap the profits of the transaction. DW met one woman who described her experience as a former sex trade worker.

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23.06.2018 | 19:31

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