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Pakistan: New citizenship hope for Afghan refugees?

By: Will HILDERBRANDT | Joanna COCKERELL | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Selina SYKES
1 min

Pakistan’s prime minister has reiterated his support for granting citizenship to Afghan refugees born in the country. But this has reignited a national debate on a controversial issue. With 2.5 million, Pakistan hosts the largest number of refugees in the world.


Meanwhile, in Nepal, thousands of young girls known as "Kamalari" are sold into slavery by their families. While the centuries-old practice is illegal today, it remains widespread.

And India’s transgender community is allowed to participate in the world’s largest religious festival for the first time.

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