Indian Catholic News

Cambodia's poor caught in microfinancing nightmare

Cambodia: Debts have skyrocketed in recent years, leading to a number of human rights abuses, says report.

 

Hunger still plagues Bangladesh

Bangladesh: 24.2 million people out of a population 160 million are malnourished, according to a new un report.

 

Poverty drives more Filipino women into early marriage

Philippines: The philippines has the 12th highest number of child brides in the world.

 

Indian poverty linked to religion and caste

India: New report highlights how minorities do the most stigmatized and lowly paid work in hindu-majority india

 

Caritas Manila welcomes Duterte's new anti-poverty law

Philippines: 'magna carta of the poor' guarantees rights of all to adequate food, decent work, quality education and health care.

 

Nuns offer women and kids a way out of New Delhi slum

India: Social center run by sisters of the cross of chavanod provides kindergarten classes, skills training and female..

 

Help is at hand for Bangladeshi street kids

Bangladesh: Providing food, medicine, exercise and training are all in a day's work for brother lucio.