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Women’s rights champion featured in film

Women’s rights champion featured in film

Sumon Corraya, UCA News Dhaka - JPIC News el Thu, Jul 5th 2012

“Angela Gomes is a living example in the field of women’s rights and empowerment. She has continued changing lives of tens of thousands of poor and neglected women. With this film we want to spread her life and ideals across the country and also in the world,” said Noor-E-Alam, the director.

Slavery in Europe: How big a problem is it?

Slavery in Europe: How big a problem is it?

CNN's Max Foster - JPIC News el Sun, Sep 18th 2011

British authorities recently rescued 24 men that they said were kept as slaves - some for as long as 15 years. the men, from England and parts of Eastern Europe, are "all believed to be victims of slavery." police said. So how big a problem is slaveryh in Europe?