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Video: Sewer Kids: Life Inside Bucharest, Romania's Underground Tunnels

Beneath the streets of the capital city, an entire generation of children call the sewer system home.
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Uzbekistan: Forced Labor Widespread in Cotton Harvest

Uzbekistan: Forced Labor Widespread in Cotton Harvest | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
(Berlin) – Uzbek authorities have increased the use of forced labor by adults and older children in the cotton sector during the past year, Human Rights Watch said today. The move was apparently made to shift the burden away from younger children in response to public scrutiny and international pressure.
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Thousands Of Rohingya Muslims Flee Myanmar As Government Denies Abuse

Thousands Of Rohingya Muslims Flee Myanmar As Government Denies Abuse | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Security forces may be committing crimes against humanity, the U.N. warns.

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Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lose children to traffickers

Trapped in dying tea gardens, workers lose children to traffickers | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Lured by fancy clothes and a better life, young girls working in tea gardens leave their families only to be trafficked or exploited

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Severn Cullis-Suzuki at Rio Summit 1992

Severn is an activist and writer who has been speaking out about social justice and environmental issues since she was small. At age 9, she started th
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Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn't

Achieving gender equality in India: what works, and what doesn't | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
India's economy keeps growing, but women's rights are going backwards: why?

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Pashtana’s Lesson

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A teenage girl resists her arranged marriage so she can stay in school.

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Prostitutes tempt migrants to sell their organs in Egypt – report

Prostitutes tempt migrants to sell their organs in Egypt – report | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it

Human organ traffickers are allegedly using prostitutes to tempt migrants into selling their organs, while hospitals are helping to cover up the disturbing revelations, a shocking report has stated.


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Woman killed by husband, in-laws for dowry - Times of India

Woman killed by husband, in-laws for dowry - Times of India | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
According to National Crime Record Bureau, in UP, 2,335 dowry deaths were reported in 2015.

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Burkini ban: Police in Nice force woman to remove part of clothing

Burkini ban: Police in Nice force woman to remove part of clothing | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Armed police officers forced a woman at a Nice beach to remove some of her clothing as part of the French city's controversial ban on the burkini.

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Slavery Today 

Slavery Today  | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
It isn’t legal anywhere but happens almost everywhere—including Europe and the U.S. Slaves are forced to work, without pay, under the threat of violence. They cannot walk away.

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Nearly 60% Of Countries At Risk Of Using Slaves In Supply Chains

Nearly 60% Of Countries At Risk Of Using Slaves In Supply Chains | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it

Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index launched on Thursday, which also ranked North Korea as having the worst record of slave labour in the world. By assessing incidents of human trafficking or slavery, national laws, and the quality of law enforcement across 198 countries, risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft found that 115 countries were at high or extreme risk of using slaves.


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Ziggi Ivan Santini's curator insight, August 13, 2016 4:19 AM

Nearly 46 million people around the world are living as slaves, forced to work in factories, mines and farms, sold for sex, trapped in dept bondage or born into servitude.

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Why some factory owners are celebrating India's child labour bill - BBC News

Why some factory owners are celebrating India's child labour bill - BBC News | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Sanjoy Majumder investigates the impact of a controversial labour bill that allows children under 14 to work in some circumstances.

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Chandana2406's curator insight, August 5, 2016 6:02 AM
The new Child Labor Amendment Bill is a free ride to child labor. Many child rights NGOs are opposing it.
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Fashion Victims?

Fashion Victims? | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
What are conditions really like for garment workers? Dateline looks at the industry employing 400,000 in Cambodia.
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Europe’s Child-Refugee Crisis

Europe’s Child-Refugee Crisis | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
At an age when most kids need supervision to do their homework, hundreds of thousands of minors are crossing continents alone.

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A project in India is creating a safe space online for people to share their stories of sexual assault

A project in India is creating a safe space online for people to share their stories of sexual assault | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
In India, it's often the brutal or the large-scale stories of sexual assault that capture national (and even international) attention, be it the horrific gang-rape of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi or the mob of lecherous men chasing revelers on New Year's eve in Bengaluru. However, every day women across the country, both youn

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Girl Shot in Head by Taliban, Speaks at UN: Malala Yousafzai United Nations Speech 2013

Pakistani girl celebrates her 16th birthday on day she speaks to United Nations' student delegates. For more on this story, click here
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North Korea families pressuring elderly to commit suicide

North Korea families pressuring elderly to commit suicide | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
More senior citizens in North Korea are being pressured to kill themselves because of intergenerational conflicts and the skyrocketing cost of medicine.

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petition: End Adam Capay's 4 Years of Hell in Solitary Confinement

petition: End Adam Capay's 4 Years of Hell in Solitary Confinement | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Adam Capay is an indigenous man who has not been convicted of a crime. But he has been in solitary awaiting trial for 4 years. (33877 signatures on petition)

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FACTBOX-Documentary film spotlights crimes of sexual violence in war

FACTBOX-Documentary film spotlights crimes of sexual violence in war | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, it is estimated that between 100,000 and 250,000 women were raped in 100 days

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Pakistan 'honor killing': UK woman raped before death

Pakistan 'honor killing': UK woman raped before death | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
A British woman murdered in a suspected "honor killing" incident in Pakistan was raped before her death, Pakistani police say.

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Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang Want to Get Married - The New Yorker

Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang Want to Get Married - The New Yorker | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
Jiayang Fan on the state of gay marriage in China, and on the lawsuit filed by Sun Wenlin after he and Hu Mingliang were denied a marriage license.

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We can no longer ignore Nauru: Atrocities against women, children plague Australian detention center

We can no longer ignore Nauru: Atrocities against women, children plague Australian detention center | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
We can no longer ignore Nauru: Atrocities against women, children plague Australian detention center By Frances Nguyen/Contributor — August 24, 2016 In the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies the tiny, remote island of Nauru, which has come under scrutiny recently by the media and human rights groups.…

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How 7 Words Deny Abortions To Women Raped In War | Care2 Causes

How 7 Words Deny Abortions To Women Raped In War | Care2 Causes | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
We don't just obstruct the right to abortion access within the U.S., we also deny it to thousands of women and girls all over the world -- even victims of war

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One Woman's Powerful Stand Against Domestic Violence

One Woman's Powerful Stand Against Domestic Violence | Injustice in our society | Scoop.it
"I am a survivor of domestic violence. After a year of passionate romance with a handsome, charismatic man, I was stunned when he began to abuse me." Here's what happened next.

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