News tagged with south asia

New report finds no slowdown in tiger trafficking

A new report from TRAFFIC and WWF finds no evidence of a decline in tiger trafficking across Asia, with parts equating to a minimum of 1755 tigers seized between 2000 and 2015 – an average of more than two animals per week.

dateSep 29, 2016 in Ecology
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Widespread sexual harassment persists in India

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem in India despite tougher laws enacted more than three years ago after a woman was gang raped on a bus and later died of her injuries, indicates new research by a Michigan State ...

dateMar 28, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Improving transfer of migrant remittances

Millions of people work abroad as maids, construction workers and other low-wage laborers. The money they send back home is essential to their families, helping them start businesses, send children to school and buy homes.

dateApr 24, 2015 in Social Sciences
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