ACLU: Police pepper sprayed child during inauguration
Police officers "knocked down" a 10-year-old boy and exposed him and his mother to pepper spray during a rally against US President Donald Trump's inauguration, according to amendments to a lawsuit filed by a civil rights organisation. Read more.
In Nepal's far western Achham, a remote arid region where farming villages dot the foothills of the Himalayas, government and aid workers have walked from door-to-door for nearly a decade to advocate against chauupadi, an ancient Hindu ritual where women are banished from their homes during menstruation. Read more.