Tag: Human Rights
For centuries, millions of so-called "untouchables" have faced prejudice and exclusion from Indian society.
In Turkey, the government is taking steps to stop a violent tradition of killing women to protect "family honour".
United Nations, New York, July 2009 - All African women work. Very few women work in formal workplaces. Even fewer expect to keep their job when they have a baby, much less get maternity leave. But in a small company ...
United Nations, December 2008 - Many Burmese residents escape to Thailand seeking work. But they are often trapped in the hands of unscrupulous brokers who smuggle them across the Myanmar border. Human Rights lawyer...