Liz Gooch

Liz Gooch

ISIS

'Mama, I want to go home': ISIL's assault on Marawi

As the Philippines government retakes Marawi from ISIL, the fate of the group's many hostages is becoming clear.

'Mama, I want to go home': ISIL's assault on Marawi

Law

The female face of Islamic law in Malaysia

Women are feeling empowered to pursue careers in the Islamic justice system, from judges and lawyers to court mediators.

The female face of Islamic law in Malaysia

Myanmar

Underage maids from Myanmar seek help in Singapore

About 240,000 foreign maids work in Singaporean homes, but those from Myanmar are among the most vulnerable.

Underage maids from Myanmar seek help in Singapore

Human Rights

Baby selling investigation leads to arrests in Malaysia

A woman and two men were arrested on Wednesday after police raided clinics and homes on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur.

Baby selling investigation leads to arrests in Malaysia

Human trafficking

'Sold like cows and goats': India's slave brides

Thousands of girls and women in India are sold into marriage and often face a lifetime of abuse and hardship.

'Sold like cows and goats': India's slave brides

Human Rights

Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.

Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

Malaysia

Malaysia's child brides

Men accused of rape are marrying their alleged victims in order to avoid prosecution.

Malaysia's child brides

Human Rights

Why Thailand is no longer safe for Chinese dissidents

After hosting Chinese asylum seekers for years, Thailand is now sending increasing numbers back to China.

Why Thailand is no longer safe for Chinese dissidents

Malaysia

Malaysia's invisible children

Undocumented and marginalised, the children of migrants face arrest, detention and possible death in Malaysia's Sabah.

Malaysia's invisible children

Myanmar

Poppylands: Understanding Myanmar's addiction to heroin

Dr Nang Pann Ei Kham, coordinator of the Drug Policy Advocacy Group, speaks to Al Jazeera about the deadly addiction.

Poppylands: Understanding Myanmar's addiction to heroin

Afghanistan

Noorjahan Akbar: What the future holds for Afghan women

Al Jazeera speaks to Noorjahan Akbar, a human rights activist, about the immense challenges facing Afghan women

Noorjahan Akbar: What the future holds for Afghan women

Australia

The Bite Club: Shark attack survivors' unseen scars

A club in Australia is bringing shark attack survivors together in an effort to help heal their psychological wounds.

The Bite Club: Shark attack survivors' unseen scars