Twenty-four of the 34 provinces in Muslim-majority Indonesia impose repressive dress codes for women and girls, including Christians. Many who do not comply face consequences and bullying, according to women who spoke with an international human rights group.
Australia's 2021 Census reveals that the percentage of people identifying as Christian has dipped below 50% for the first time, a drop of 17 percentage points over the last 10 years. At the same time, the number of people who describe themselves as "non-religious" has risen.
Nearly 2,500 church leaders from different denominations in Australia are urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to implement vaccine passports in the country, warning that it would create "an unethical two-tiered society" and "medical apartheid."
The United Nations is urging countries to ban so-called "conversion therapy," which involves therapy for those struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction and gender confusion, saying it can amount to "torture" and "cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment."