Up to 3 million Burmese migrants have flooded into Thailand where employers are taking advantage, mistreating them and often paying little more than slave wages.
Desperate to escape political and economic suffering, many Burmese migrate to Thailand only to discover things can get worse. Millions become victims of exploitation and human trafficking.
The refugee crisis in Kenya is not new--it has developed and grown significantly since the eruption of Somalia's civil war in 1991.
NGO workers in Kenya, though grateful for the recent influx of aid dollars, are frustrated with the current state of chaos. They want to establish long-term development programs to avoid famines.
Hundreds of thousands of Somalis have fled their country to escape famine, but they are not finding significant improvement in living conditions when they arrive at the Dadaab complex.
The drought plaguing the horn of Africa has forced hundreds of thousands of Somalians to flee to Kenya where they have settled in makeshift camps near the Dadaab complex.
Thousands of young Belarusians are protesting in the streets and on social networking sites against President Lukashenko's policies.
As Thailand's parliamentary elections approach, courting voters has become a creative visual endeavor. But despite a myriad of choices, only two parties will have a real impact on the elections.
According to a report released by the U.S. State Department, about 12,000 Nepali children and women are trafficked to Indian brothels every year.
In Cogua, Colombia, some are asking the federal government to take action against the mining and agriculture that threaten the nation’s water supply.
Tackling the challenges of working in a tent city, music teacher Alzire Roucourt offers hope and education to the Haitian students in her class.
Afghani soldiers try to take control of public security in Kandahar and convince locals of the government's legitimacy over insurgents and criminals.