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Patil's Assurance to NCW on Changes in Sexual Assault Laws
Hindu - Chennai, India, October 29, 2005 Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil has assured the National Commission for Women (NCW) that the Government would incorporate the amendments suggested by it on the existing laws on sexual assault.
Homosexuality Recommended to be Included In Medical Textbooks
People's Daily Online - Beijing, China, October 25, 2005 Homosexuality, long neglected in China out of ignorance, has been recommended to be included in the country's orthodox learning. At the first international forum on sex medicine held in China on Sunday, experts said discussing homosexuality in textbooks is essential to create a social environment tolerable to the country's estimated 18 million homosexuals.
Inter Press Service - Malaysia, October 25, 2005 Talking sex in predominantly Muslim Malaysia is not for the faint-hearted. More so if you dare do it in the full gaze of the public eye and on television week in and week out.
Bangkok Post - Thailand, October 24, 2005 The media's improper reporting of sex crimes had led to a phenomenon of ''sexual adversity'' in Thai society, speakers told a forum yesterday. It had generated a decay in social attitudes with sexual violence becoming more frequent and more intense, academics and women's rights advocates said.
Korea Times - South Korea, October 23, 2005 A 54-year-old who underwent a transsexual operation in 1992 looks no different than any other middle-aged man. However, he has had difficulties at work and in his marriage because he is still a woman on the family register.