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Analysis: Why men rape in Asia – UN study

Analysis: Why men rape in Asia – UN study

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 10, 2013 0

JAKARTA 10 September 2013 (IRIN) - Nearly one in four men surveyed in the Asia-Pacific region admitted raping a woman or girl, according to the first multi-country study on the prevalence of rape

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Analysis: Keeping human rights on the agenda in Myanmar

Analysis: Keeping human rights on the agenda in Myanmar

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 6, 2013 0

BANGKOK 06 June 2013 (IRIN) - As hundreds of representatives from 55 countries, including world leaders, business chiefs and media people meet in Myanmar for the World Economic Forum on East Asia, activists

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Southeast Asia’s human trafficking conundrum

Southeast Asia’s human trafficking conundrum

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 6, 2013 0

JAKARTA 06 May 2013 (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of people are vulnerable to being trafficked in Southeast Asia, with governments struggling to understand and respond collectively to the problem, say experts and

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Analysis: Southeast Asia’s human trafficking conundrum

Analysis: Southeast Asia’s human trafficking conundrum

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 6, 2013 0

JAKARTA 06 May 2013 (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of people are vulnerable to being trafficked in Southeast Asia, with governments struggling to understand and respond collectively to the problem, say experts and

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Innovative ICT helps aid workers in Afghanistan

Innovative ICT helps aid workers in Afghanistan

May 2, 2013 0

KABUL 02 May 2013 (IRIN) - As Asia’s poorest country and the deadliest for aid workers, rugged Afghanistan offers a considerable challenge to humanitarian work.

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Asia braces for spill-over of new bird flu strain

Asia braces for spill-over of new bird flu strain

April 8, 2013 0

BANGKOK 08 April 2013 (IRIN) - Officials throughout Asia are implementing measures to protect themselves from a new strain of bird flu - H7N9 - that has so far infected 21 people in

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In Brief: Bride trafficking to China could rise

In Brief: Bride trafficking to China could rise

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 19, 2013 0

PHNOM PENH 19 March 2013 (IRIN) - Bride trafficking to China from Southeast Asian countries which do not border on that country looks set to grow, says the UN, with the first reported

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Why civil registration matters in Asia

Why civil registration matters in Asia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 1, 2013 0

BANGKOK 01 February 2013 (IRIN) - Stronger civil registration systems are needed in Asia, home to 60 percent of the world’s population, to ensure the legal and human rights of all, and facilitate

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DISASTERS: Asia’s 2012 figures and trends

DISASTERS: Asia’s 2012 figures and trends

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 11, 2012 0

BANGKOK 11 December 2012 (IRIN) - The good news: fewer people died from natural disasters in Asia in 2012 than in previous years. The bad news: between January and October, natural disasters still

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Analysis: Assessing Southeast Asia’s aid coordination during crises

Analysis: Assessing Southeast Asia’s aid coordination during crises

December 6, 2012 0

JAKARTA 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Governments and aid groups in Southeast Asia, the most natural-disaster prone region in the world, say more coordination is needed to prepare for and respond to emergencies.

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