Liz Gooch

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.

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.

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.


Malaysia's child brides

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

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.


Malaysia's invisible children

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


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.


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


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.

Hong Kong

Meet the people too poor to grow old in Hong Kong

In a city where Rolls-Royces roam the roads, about one third of residents aged over 65 live in poverty.


Cheating death: Papua New Guinea's snake man

An Australian scientist is on a quest to find an affordable treatment to combat deadly snake bites in Papua New Guinea.


Rodrigo Duterte: The Donald Trump of the Philippines?

Dubbed 'the punisher', the controversial politician's tough stance on crime and corruption is winning hearts and minds.