As part of our ongoing coverage of what women face in other parts of the world, we focus this week on Syria where impoverished women from Bangladesh and Nepal are being sold to work as domestic servants and prostitutes. To make matters even more egregious, many of the women arrive in the war-torn nation with no knowledge of the intensive Civil War that has been going on for the past few years. In an ironic twist, women are coming into Syria who have no clue about conditions in the country while
many Syrian women are looking for a way out of the violence and destruction.
"As our countries have always done, we must confront this threat together. We must defend democracy, and defeat terror," said House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday. Accordingly the United States is urging international cooperation to address the attacks in Brussels.