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India adoption centre heads arrested over trafficking.

Indian police said Tuesday they have arrested the heads of an adoption centre suspected of selling at least 17 children to foreign couples, the latest trafficking scandal to hit the country. Investigators said children aged between six months and 14 years were sold to couples from Europe, America and Asia …

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Indian Fashion Week set to welcome first trangender model.

A Nepali who will become the first transgender model to walk the runway at an Indian fashion show hopes to inspire other victims of gender identity discrimination across conservative South Asia. Anjali Lama, who was born a man in rural Nepal, was ostracised by members of her own family after …

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