January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
September 26, 2014 /
Kalyanee Mam
A revolution is awakening in Cambodia—with protests led by a monk who is speaking out against the environmental destruction of his country.
September 23, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
Two years after South African police shot at striking miners, neither Lungisile Madwantsi—nor his country—has healed.
September 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
A privately run school for Syrian children, psychologically traumatized or developmentally delayed, will close next month due to lack of funding.
September 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
James Harkin
The Islamic State (ISIS) is recruiting increasing numbers of displaced Syrian youth. In many ways, it operates as a darkly militant variant of youth culture rebellion.
September 16, 2014 / Newsweek
James Harkin
Since the first week of July, Kobani has been under intense attack on all fronts. Though the results of the campaign are inconclusive, it’s clear that the Islamists are making incremental gains.
Image by Julia Rendleman. Bhutan, 2014.
September 16, 2014
Julia Rendleman, Moriah Balingit
Bhutanese refugees in Nepal never got much international attention and now, after more than 20 years living in camps, they are being resettled around the world. Will their cultural identity survive?
September 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
Just one family of thousands forced to flee Syria after the eruption of war, the Koksals illustrate the tremendous hardships and complexities of the refugee population in Turkey.
September 11, 2014
Selin Thomas
Boston University student fellow Selin Thomas documents people on the margins as she tells stories of the Syrian conflict.
September 9, 2014 / The Washington Post
Sebastian Meyer
Kurdish peshmerga fighters, Iraqi government soldiers and Shiite militiamen take two towns from ISIL militants.
September 9, 2014
Richard Bernstein
Thailand is once again being ruled by a military junta. Can democracy be restored, or is Thai democracy doomed? Journalist Richard Bernstein talks about the situation in Chiangmai, Thailand.
September 8, 2014
Tom Hundley, Jenna Krajeski, Sebastian Meyer
While Iraqi Kurdistan has autonomy, security, and oil, it is still consumed by the traumatic effects of decades of sectarian fighting.
September 7, 2014 / WNYC Radio
Sebastian Meyer
Much of what we’ve seen of the Islamic State comes filtered through its own well-oiled media machine. NPR talks with Sebastian Meyer about the images the Islamic State wants the public to see.

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