Maids in India risk being assaulted, tortured and forced to work under laws that deny them even the most basic labor rights. On International Women's Day, DW looks into the struggle to improve their position.
12 Mar 2021
Rights activists and medical experts have urged the government to take concrete actions to prevent underage marriages. Activists say poverty is one of the biggest push factors behind child marriage in Pakistan.
27 Dec 2020
The plight of China's Uighur population has moved two French teens to take action in two very different ways. One has made a rap video to show his support for this persecuted minority, while the other has taken part in a debate competition to speak up on their behalf.
21 Aug 2019
According to the United Nations, more than 40 million people are estimated to be trapped in forced labor, forced marriages and other forms of sexual exploitation.
19 May 2019
Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that.