Bogaletch Gebre cofounded KMG, an organization that’s credited with virtually eliminating female genital mutilation in southern Ethiopia
Christian Science Monitor
India is home to 18.3 million modern slaves. Can mobilizing freed ones help change that?
Dal Lake is a lifeline for people who make their living as fishermen and guides for tourists—and a microcosm of the struggles of the India-controlled region.
Human rights groups hope Nepal's earthquake will bring change to one of the world’s most exploitative industries, using the relief aid pouring into Nepal to force kiln operators to stop using child labor.
The Nepali government has yet to rebuild a single permanent house or school destroyed in the April 25 quake, the country's worst natural disaster in eight decades.
Images of life in Nepal a year after the April 2015 earthquake.
Two lakes in the Caribbean are rising uncontrollably. Scientists think climate change may be to blame. But the evidence is counterintuitive.
Garissa University was intended to bring opportunity to long-marginalized northern Kenya when it opened in 2011. Its reopening after Al Shabab's 2015 attack provides a second chance to get it right.
Al Shabab's attacks in northeast Kenya have prompted a mass exodus of teachers. With the government uninterested in stepping in, locals have had to step up like never before.
Two political scandals swept headlines in Bolivia recently, giving rise to protests and a campaign to publicize past misogynistic comments or policies by political candidates.
Street kids are used to living from lie to lie—often penniless, some are orphans and others shunned as witches. In Kinshasa many seek refuge at ORPER where every child is considered "a jewel."
In Congo, Chinese are settling in with businesses and bargains that locals love. At one copper smelting plant, Chinese and locals work together but live apart.