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Indian police extort transgender sex workers, increasing HIV risk Roli Srivastava

Indian police extort transgender sex workers, increasing HIV risk - study

UN urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards Reuters

UN urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards

With newfound democracy, Gambia sees return of FGM, child marriage Nellie Peyton and Lamin Jahateh

With newfound democracy, Gambia faces resurgence in FGM and child marriage

'It was torture':Grim tales in Thai fishing sector despite reforms Beh Lih Yi

'It was torture': Grim tales in Thai fishing sector despite reforms

Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples Reuters

Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples-WHO

Cate Blanchett, Elton John, Shah Rukh Khan receive rights awards Reuters

Davos elite tap Cate Blanchett, Elton John, Shah Rukh Khan for human rights awards

70 million people suffer in world's neglected crises Reuters

70 million people suffer in world's neglected crises - CARE

Missing polar bear on vodka bottles exposes climate change threat Sebastien Malo

Missing polar bear on vodka bottles highlights climate change threat

Domestic violence treaty will cause "moral decay"-Bulgaria church Reuters

Treaty opposing violence against women will lead to "moral decay", Bulgarian church says

Competitors participate at the African Wintersports Cup, an ... Reuters

Competitors participate at the African Wintersports Cup, an integration project luge race, in Kleinarl, Austria

Middle-aged couples and families make unlikely slave masters in UK Umberto Bacchi

Middle-aged couples and families make unlikely slave masters in Britain

Forty years after Mickey, Minnie Mouse gets her star on Hollywood Sebastien Malo

Forty years after Mickey, Minnie Mouse gets her star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

UNRWA chief says US aid cut in Gaza risks more instability Reuters

INTERVIEW - In Gaza, UNRWA chief says US aid cut risks more Mideast instability

Former sex slave in Argentina fights for justice Anastasia Moloney

Denial then defiance: Former sex slave in Argentina fights for justice

Artificially cooling planet may pose threat to plants, animals  Alex Whiting

Artificially cooling planet may pose threat to plants, animals 

Global brand to pay out for garment worker safety in Bangladesh Anuradha Nagaraj

Global brand to pay out for worker safety in Bangladesh garment sector

Pope apologises for sexual abuse comments that "wounded many" Reuters

Contrite pope apologises for sexual abuse comments that "wounded many"

Austrian luge race to speed up integration of African migrants Reuters

Austrian luge race aims to speed up integration of African migrants

Amazon pulls kids clothes bearing 'Slavery gets shit done' slogan Kieran Guilbert

Amazon pulls kids clothes bearing 'Slavery gets shit done' slogan

Video shows migrants in Italy expelled - but only in writing Reuters

Video shows migrants in Italy expelled - but only in writing

Lured with happily-ever-after dream, Rohingya girls sold in India Roli Srivastava

Lured with a happily-ever-after dream, Rohingya girls sold in India

Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant Reuters

Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant

Rescuers accuse Syria of gas attack Reuters

Rescuers in rebel-held Syrian area accuse gov't of gas attack

Toll-free number brings legal aid to Indian garment workers Anuradha Nagaraj

Toll-free number brings legal aid to Indian garment workers

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed Reuters

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Philippines raises volcano alert; eruption thought imminent Reuters

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent

From hunting to hiking: threats to protected areas identified Michael Taylor

From hunting to hiking: biggest threats to protected areas identified

Saudi-led coalition to give $1.5 bln in Yemen aid Reuters

Saudi-led coalition to give $1.5 bln in Yemen aid, expand port capacity

"Billionaire bonanza" driving huge global inequality - Oxfam Adela Suliman

"Billionaire bonanza" driving huge global inequality - Oxfam

New attitudes, not just laws, needed for gender equality Karla Mendes

New attitudes, not just new laws, needed for gender equality, says rights group

Nobel laureate Satyarthi film exposes India child slavery Sebastien Malo

Raids and rescues: Nobel laureate Satyarthi film exposes India child slavery

Lone operators, not gangs, dominate people smuggling from Africa Karla Mendes

Lone operators, not criminal gangs, dominate people smuggling from Africa - study

Mines still claim legs and lives in Libya, months after war Reuters

Mines still claim legs and lives in Libya's Benghazi, months after war ceased

Germany faces risks, higher costs without focus on green finance Reuters

Germany faces risks, higher costs without focus on green finance-report

Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia Reuters

Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia

Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack... Reuters

Smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel during an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

Heavy casualties after overnight battle at Kabul hotel Reuters

Heavy casualties after overnight battle at Kabul hotel

Migrants stuck in Serbia want to move on Reuters

Migrants stuck in Serbia want to move on

As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests Reuters

As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

People wearing 'pussyhats' head toward the Women's March in ... Reuters

People wearing 'pussyhats' head toward the Women's March in New York City

India restricts use of imported petcoke in Delhi region Reuters

India restricts use of imported petcoke in Delhi region

Women's March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition Reuters

Power to the Polls: Women's March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition

Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation preparations Reuters

Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation preparations as doubts mount

Pope's visit to Peru spotlights devastation in rainforest region Reuters

Pope's visit to Peru spotlights devastation in rainforest region

Hollywood producers issue anti-harassment guidelines Reuters

Hollywood producers issue anti-harassment guidelines

With a beehive fence, Kerala’s farmers tell elephants to buzz off K. Rajendran

With a beehive fence, Kerala’s farmers tell marauding elephants to buzz off

A Rohingya child sleeps at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, ... Reuters

A Rohingya child sleeps at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Kenyan doctor goes to court to legalise FGM Nita Bhalla

Kenyan doctor goes to court to legalise female genital mutilation

Offer slavery victims a lifeline, urges UK supermarket Adela Suliman

Offer slavery victims a lifeline and livelihood, urges Britain's Co-op supermarket

Venezuelans flock to Colombia in last half of 2017 Reuters

Venezuelans flock to Colombia in last half of 2017 - government

Wild reindeer foil wind farm plan in southern Norway Reuters

Wild reindeer foil wind farm plan in southern Norway

1.3 million children displaced by Iraq's war with Islamic State Reuters

1.3 million children displaced by Iraq's war with Islamic State -UNICEF

UN warns of "lost generation" in South Sudan's grinding conflict Reuters

UN warns of 'lost generation' in South Sudan's grinding conflict

Mother-to-mother training in Malawi helps battle malnutrition Thin Lei Win

Mother-to-mother training in Malawi helps battle child malnutrition

Indian women donate clothes they wore when abused Anuradha Nagaraj

To protest harassment, Indian women donate the clothes they wore

Illegal migration to Spain likely rise further in 2018 - EU agency Reuters

Illegal migration to Spain likely rise further in 2018 - EU agency

Somali troops rescue 32 children from "terrorist school" Reuters

Somali authorities say troops rescue 32 children from "terrorist school"

Malawi seeks divine intervention as drought, pests threaten maize Reuters

Malawi seeks divine intervention as drought, pests threaten maize crop

Europe prods homeless with spikes and cold showers Anna Pujol-Mazzini

Europe prods homeless with spikes and cold showers

All-woman band smashes gender stereotypes in India Rina Chandran

All-woman band smashes stereotypes of gender, caste in rural India

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Indian police extort transgender sex workers, increasing HIV risk - study
UN urges rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards
With newfound democracy, Gambia faces resurgence in FGM and child marriage
'It was torture': Grim tales in Thai fishing sector despite reforms
Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples-WHO
Davos elite tap Cate Blanchett, Elton John, Shah Rukh Khan for human rights awards
70 million people suffer in world's neglected crises - CARE
Missing polar bear on vodka bottles highlights climate change threat
Treaty opposing violence against women will lead to "moral decay", Bulgarian church says
Competitors participate at the African Wintersports Cup, an integration project luge race, in Kleinarl, Austria
Middle-aged couples and families make unlikely slave masters in Britain
Forty years after Mickey, Minnie Mouse gets her star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
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