Violence against women is part of everyday life in India. The state is trying to do more to protect women, but an organization in Pume is taking a different tack: trying to sensitize young men to the problem.
The government of the Central Africa Republic plans to hold further peace talks with rebel factions. But rights group, Human Rights Watch, wants rebel leaders to be held accountable for war crimes.
Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say strict implementation of laws is needed to curb the problems.
Male circumcision is said to reduce a man’s risk of contracting HIV by 60 percent. Uganda is making an effort to revive these procedures, which recently went into decline. Frank Yiga reports from Kampala.
India's Supreme Court has banned a Muslim law that allows men to divorce their wives by saying the word "talaq" three times. In some cases, women were left destitute after receiving "triple talaq" WhatsApp messages.
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