What’s Current: Philippines repatriates over 50 women trafficked to Syria following abuse reports

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  • The Philippine government has repatriated over 50 women who were reportedly trafficked into Syria and forced to work for wealthy families under abusive conditions.
  • A recent report reveals that women in many countries face discrimination which hinders their ability to register births, leaving their children at risk of becoming stateless.
  • Al Jazeera reports on the inhumane treatment of Black women in pre-trial detention centers in the U.S. Women report being subjected to violence from guards, housed in unsanitary conditions, and denied access to menstrual products.