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Conflict & Justice

Polygamy case in Canada

A court in British Columbia is hearing arguments in a case that could invalidate Canada's anti-polygamy laws. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details on the case from Daphne Bramham, a reporter with the Vancouver Sun newspaper.

Conflict & Justice

Dancing boys of Afghanistan

An ancient tradition banned by the Taliban is now experiencing a comeback in Afghanistan. It's the practice of bacha bazi or boy for play'. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ghaith Abdul Ahad, who wrote about �bacha bazi' for The Guardian newspaper.

Conflict & Justice

Haiti's restavek' children

�Restaveks'. It's an old cultural institution that nowadays often equates to child slavery. The UN estimates that 183,000 Haitian children are restaveks. Reporter Sabri Ben-Achour from WAMU visited a special school for these children.