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Hellish Work: Tobacco Workers in Kazakhstan

With Jane Buchanan, senior researcher in the Europe and Central Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. ...

Regions: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Issues: Corporations and human rights, Labor, Slavery & forced labor

Witnessed: 2576 times


Veggies Gone Wild!!!

US child labor law doesn't apply to agriculture, so the fruits and veggies you eat might have been picked by kids.

Regions: United States

Issues: Child labor, Children's rights

Witnessed: 2305 times


Dignity Overdue: Decent Work for Domestic Workers

Millions of women and girls around the world turn to domestic work in order to provide for themselves and their families....

Regions: Asia, Middle East and Caucasus

Issues: Women's rights

Witnessed: 2280 times


In Silence: Maternal Mortality in India

The morning of Kiran Yadav’s death was like any other. The young mother of two rose early in her rural Indian village. She made tea and breakfast for her family....

Regions: Asia, India

Issues: Health, Reproductive rights, Women's rights

Witnessed: 2542 times


Protecting Civilians in War: Ending the Use of Cluster Munitions

Visit to read more about Human Rights Watch's work on Cluster Munitions

Regions: Global

Issues: Armed conflict, Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 1799 times


Rockets from Gaza

Since November 2008, rocket attacks by Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups have killed three Israeli civilians and seriously injured dozens of others, damaged property and forced residents to lea...

Regions: Israel, Middle East and Caucasus

Issues: Armed conflict, Justice, War crimes

Witnessed: 2080 times


To Protect & Serve: Police Brutality in India

(Bangalore) - The Indian government should take major steps to overhaul a policing system that facilitates and even encourages human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released tod...

Regions: India

Issues: Justice, Police brutality, Violence

Witnessed: 2209 times


Honoring Natalia Estemirova

Natalia Estemirova, a top human rights activist in the troubled Russian republic of Chechnya and a close colleague of Human Rights Watch, was abducted near her home in Grozny on the morning of July 15...

Regions: Europe, Russia

Issues: Human rights defenders

Witnessed: 2031 times


You Can Die Any Time - Death Squad Killings in Mindanao

The police and local government officials are involved in targeted killings of alleged drug dealers and petty criminals, street children, and others....

Regions: Philippines

Issues: Corruption, Impunity, Police brutality

Witnessed: 2309 times