Transforming Lives in Vietnam

Yen Bai Province, in Northern Vietnam, has been identified as one of Vietnam’s hot spots for human trafficking. Since 2011, 71 cases of women and child trafficking have been reported to Yen Bai provincial authorities. Earlier this year, with the

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The Plight of Women and Girls in Bangladesh.

Clothing is one of Bangladesh’s main exports, and there is a huge supply of cheap clothing from Bangladesh across the western world. However, there is a high price paid for this profit, a price that comes, mostly, at the expense

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Rescued from a Future of Child Marriage.

Growing up, Asha and her younger brother faced many challenges. Their father held a respectable job, but he spent all of his earnings on alcohol. He fought with his wife and didn’t show care for his children, and many times

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Syrian Child Refugees – a “Lost Generation”?

Since March 2011, millions of Syrians affected by the war there have fled the country, many seeking refuge in neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon. According to official figures from UNICEF, children currently account for just over half of the total number

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Literacy Leads to Faith in South Asia

Today, March 8th, is International Women’s day, a day when countries around the world focus on celebrating women. However, in some countries, it is still very tough to be born a girl, with discrimination still rife and the chances of

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Coptic Christian Denied Promotion.

According to World Watch Monitor, an Egyptian teacher has not been awarded a promotion “because she’s a Christian.” Mervat Sefein, a teacher in Beni Mazar, 220 km south of Cairo, was included in an Egyptian Ministry of Education (MoE) promotion

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Working for Child Sex Abuse Victims in Cambodia

In 2008, Alastair Hilton, a technical advisor at First Step Cambodia, an NGO that specialises in supporting male victims of sexual abuse, published a report on child sex abuse in Cambodia.The report was called  I Thought It Could Never Happen To

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Lebanon’s Refugee Children Find a Place of Hope

“This is the worst refugee crisis for many, many years. And the UN has described it as the greatest humanitarian tragedy of our time. Lebanon itself is a country that has received 1.5 million Syrian refugees.” So speaks Matt Parker

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