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Mandatory wearing of hijab in Indonesian schools results in discrimination

An Education official admitted that some teachers have been imposing "discriminative acts”

Dalits, Indigenous Peoples in India have shorter life span, says study

Research studies suggest that life expectancy varies with different social characteristics, caste, religion, and region

Church program helps Christian women in Pakistan facing discrimination

Aid to the Church in Need supports a program aimed at empowering young Christian women living in extremely difficult circumstances

Mounting atrocities against Dalits across India

The impact of Brahmanical policies and strategies on the Dalits, women, and others is hugely under-recognized in India

Dalit Christian woman killed while in police detention in India

In many predominantly Hindu areas in India, Dalit Christians suffer from discrimination and are often the target of attacks

Rights activists decry discriminatory job postings in Pakistan

Christians make up to 90 percent of the sanitation workforce, including the country’s street sweepers, janitors, and sewer workers

Philippine gender rights advocates take on a disease deadlier than HIV...

Gender-based violence was the most frequently reported and perceived fear during the pandemic period

SPOTLIGHT: Amid military violence, Myanmar’s people find empathy and solidarity

City people now see military differently, they now feel empathy with ethnic minorities, says Karen man

India’s Church, political leaders condemn harassment of Catholic nuns

Nuns detained after hard-line Hindu nationalists complained that two women were allegedly being taken forcibly for religious conversion

Pregnant Indian woman loses unborn child after being beaten for converting...

Mob of hard-line Hindu men attack prayer service in remote central India

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