Rough estimates, backed up by the scenes at clinics and orphanages, suggest there may be millions of "missing" women and girls due to families' preference for boys.
An alarming number of children, especially girls, are abused by older family members, who know that their country's legal system and social mores make it unlikely that they will be punished.
Every year, 12,000 women and girls are trafficked from Nepal to a life of sexual servitude in India. Many can never go back, but one survivor wants to build them a new home
Some shelters here can provide a home and protection for women who have violated an unwritten code that might bring their family to try to kill them
Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai came to the U.S. on Saudi money with hopes of helping people in the disputed Indian territory of Kashmir. But he found himself spending millions on behalf of Pakistan's notorious Inter-Services Intelligence and, now, under arrest
A Pakistani girl who says she was kidnapped and gang-raped faces a new threat: honor killings, a tradition here, but one that her family refuses to carry out