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It’s a Girl: The Three Deadliest Words in the World

An estimated 200 million girls are missing. How can the world community stand by and allow gendercide to continue? asks the maker of a documentary film on this scandal.

Opponents Dismiss Indian Government Claims on Falling Poverty

Government claims that poverty levels in India have dropped dramatically have been dismissed as a fabrication by opposition parties, who question the methods the government has used to justify those …

The Tragic Legacy of Orissa

Rape, violence and human trafficking is getting out of control in the state of Orissa, India

Six India Men Sentenced to Life in Prison Over Gang Rape of Swiss Woman

In a case that garnered international attention, five of the six men were found guilty of rape, while the sixth was found guilty of banditry and assault

India’s Ever Rising Suicide Rate Causes Alarm

Health professionals demand government action

Bangladesh Hands Islamist Leader 90 Year Sentence

Ghulam Azam, aged 91, escapes death penalty for role in 1971 war

Christians Suffer as Politicians Chase the Hindu Vote

India's political opponents unite in targeting the Church

Charges Dropped Against Bangladeshi Garment Union Leaders

They had been charged with "inciting labor unrest" following the deadly factory collapse

India’s Forced Sterilization Nightmare

One Indian state alone has 12,000 sterlization camps

Indian Village Saves Lives by Ditching Dowries

Elders do away with custom that causes misery, even deaths

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