Myanmar Garment Factory Tries to Mend Human Trafficking

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Gold-plated pagodas with monks in reddish brown robes glisten under the August sun as hawkers selling foreign investment guides now fill streets once closed by military roadblocks, a metaphor for the end of a dark era in this Southeast Asian country. Yet a closer look at Myanmar, formerly called Burma and ruled for half a […]

“Comfort Women” Still Fight for Justice

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Surviving “comfort women” continue to see each other in monthly gatherings, sharing stories or belting out love songs with the videoke machine. Recently, they met at the office of Lila Pilipina, a survivors’ group in Quezon City. “We can no longer take back what happened to us but my hope is for future generations to […]