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Friday 2 Sep 2016
United Nations says there would be some 117 million more women in Asia if sex-selection were not taking place. SBS's exclusive report discloses new data that suggests the practice of stopping female foetuses from being born is happening in...
"Australia registred 1,395 missing female births during 2003-2013 among Chinese and Indian communities in Australia". (Dr. Christophe Guilmoto*)*Dr Christophe Guilmoto is author of 2012 UNFPA report on sex selection in Asia.[[{"fid":"69983",...
This is the story of Beverley Whyman Moore and her hope that one day she will see Russell, the son who was taken from her at birth. In 1989 Russell was indicted for murder in United States and sentenced to die in the electric chair. During the...
In 1963, Beverley Whyman was a 14 year old Aboriginal girl living in Swan Hill. She met a boy and fell in love and became pregnant. At that time in Australia, Aboriginal people were still living under the Victorian Protection of Aborigines Act....
Nepal´s new Constitution comes into effect today after an overwhelming majority of 598 lawmakers endorsed a total of 308 articles earlier this week. The approval of the Constitution has a deep meaning for all of those involved in the 1996-2006...
LISTEN TO THE COVERAGE IN NEPALI hereThe new Constitution establishes a federal system, with provisional seven states, and three levels of government: federal, provincial and local.The chairman of the United Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, says...
On 12th October, more than 100 pages of the religious text "Guru Granth Sahib" were found strewn in Bargari village of Punjab in India. Members of Sikh religious organisations from other parts of the state joined the protests as more such...
Sri Guru Granth Sahib is the central religious text of Sikhism, considered by Sikhs to be the final, sovereign guru among the lineage of 10 Sikh Gurus of the religion. It is a voluminous text of 1430 pages, compiled and composed during the period...
As Australia receives the first intake of 12,000 Syrian refugees, SBS Radio shares the stories of hope, despite the fear and uncertainty, experienced by Syrians living in a refugee camp in Lebanon.
Many Europeans still question why so many Syrians make the dangerous journey when safe countries lie just across the border in Jordan or Lebanon. But those border countries are stretched to breaking point in coping with people who have fled the...
Seventeen years ago, former Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, told SBS Radio French, the story of his family in the battle for Villers-Bretonneux, that cost 1,200 Australian lives. SBS Radio French program shares John Howard's unique story...
In 1998, the then Prime Minister John Howard, told SBS Radio French program the story of his grandfather and his father who met by chance, during the war, on the western front after years of engagement in WWI.John Howard’s father and grandfather...
SBS Radio Swahili spoke to Tharcisse Balolebwani, a migrant from D R Congo, victim of the xenophobic attacks in Durban, South Africa.
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has largely been blamed for fuelling xenophobic attacks which have led to the deaths of 6 migrants and hundreds left injured in hospitals. While giving a speech at a function on the 30th of March 2015 King Zwelithini...
Nepal Earthquake: discrimination and resilience 26 Apr 2015 The destruction you didn't hear aboutMany heritage listed temples in and around Kathmandu have been completely ruined but there are plenty of places that aren't getting enough...