The United Nations marks its International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. Rising crime against women are a particularly worrying problem in India – where a brutal gangrape in Delhi three years ago made international headlines.
Myanmar's security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya minority, the UN's top human rights official said before a special session of the UN Human Rights Council. People are still fleeing their homes.
A list of alleged sexual predators, comprising mainly professors from Indian universities, was recently posted and spread virally on social media, once again shining a spotlight on the issue of sex crimes in India.
Half of all South Sudanese depend on food aid. This is not only because of droughts, but also bloody power struggles. The main victims in this cycle of violence and hunger are women and children.
Controversy has broken out over an Indian anti-terror body's investigation of inter-faith marriages for "love jihad." There are claims that women are being lured to join terror outfits. Murali Krishnan reports.
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