Physical abuse and sexual harassment of children in madrasas or Islamic schools in Bangladesh often goes unreported. Victims are trying to raise awareness about the problem to help others.
Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes.
Hundreds of Bangladeshi women working as domestic helps in Saudi households have accused their employers of committing severe physical, mental and sexual abuses. DW spoke to some of the women about their plight.
The French aid group MSF, also known as Doctors without Borders, fired the 19 staff members after investigating 24 cases. The charity giant's revelation followed reports of sexual abuse by workers with UK charity Oxfam.
The pope has insisted any public criticism of the plight of the Rohingya during his Myanmar trip would have backfired. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have been forced from their homes, accused of being interlopers.
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