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STRESS and problems in coping with the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a 52% increase in people, mostly within the Klang Valley, calling the Befrienders Kuala Lumpur hotline for help.
Help is now just a click away for domestic violence and child abuse survivors with the timely upgrade of WCC’s website into a one-stop information hub for women and children in distress.
DILI, East Timor (AFP): A defrocked American priest accused of molesting girls for years at an East Timor shelter has gone on trial in a case that split the overwhelmingly Catholic country.
SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government has announced its second financial package to help the state’s people and businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera, a two-time winner of major tournaments, was extradited from Brazil on Tuesday to stand trial in his home country on charges of violence against former domestic partners, a prosecutor in the case told Reuters.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Women were poised to win a record number of state governors' offices in Mexican mid-term elections on Sunday, capturing territory long dominated by men and giving them a bigger political platform to reach the presidency one day.
An Indonesia soap opera depicting an underage, polygamous marriage caused a social media uproar recently, forcing the show’s producers to recast a role.
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Lucrecia Huayhua has survived domestic violence for most of her life. Now, with other indigenous Aymara women in Bolivia's highlands, she is taking things into her own hands with taekwondo classes to learn self-defense.
Charities in Kashmir now able to better serve their communities by going online, after facing the first wave of Covid-19 without internet access.