Liz Gooch

Liz Gooch

Asia

Aid worker jailed in Nepal for child sexual abuse

A Canadian national sentenced to nine years in jail a month after he was convicted of sexually abusing children.

Aid worker jailed in Nepal for child sexual abuse

Abuse

Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?

Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

China

No escape: The fearful life of China's exiled dissidents

Activists, journalists and critics of Chinese leadership and authority tell stories of surveillance and threats abroad.

No escape: The fearful life of China's exiled dissidents

ISIS/ISIL

'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