Dominican Month for Peace – December 17, 2019

Last week we highlighted the friars ministries in India, here is a sampling of what the Sisters are doing. 

The PBS News Hour presented a feature called Fighting to Unravel India’s Widespread Child Labor Abuses. There are laws against child labor in India, yet millions of underage children are still trafficked or forced by poverty to toil away in factories. Here is that report.

What’s happening in India? Reuters explains this in pictures.

The Indian Parliament voted last week to pass a measure that would give special treatment to Hindu and other non-Muslim migrants in India. Critics say that this action by the Hindu nationalist government is in conflict with the country’s founding as a secular republic.  To understand better what is happening, read here.

 

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