August 11, 2011 /
The New Republic
The Taliban is on the march in the northern province of Balkh, not least in poor, rural villages like Kampirak where drought, isolation, and government neglect have fueled discontent.
August 3, 2011 /
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.
August 1, 2011 /
The "Voices of Haiti" multimedia performance by Pulitzer Center grantees Kwame Dawes and Andre Lambertson will premiere August 2 and 3 at the National Black Theatre Festival.
August 1, 2011 /
The cartoneros in Buenos Aires are assembling to find ways to gain legitimate recognition from their government.
July 28, 2011 /
WFDD interviews poet and reporter Kwame Dawes before the premiere of "Voices of Haiti." Voices was also featured in Winston-Salem Journal highlights from National Black Theatre Festival.
July 26, 2011
On June 23rd, CNN and the Alliance to End Slavery & Trafficking hosted a panel on modern day slavery. Participants included Mira Sorvino, Luis CdeBaca, and trafficking survivor, Rani Hong.
July 23, 2011 /
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.
July 19, 2011 /
Labor recruiters or "brokers" help Burmese migrants cross the border into Thailand. Once here, migrants work long hours under harsh conditions to repay the brokers.
July 18, 2011 /
Chileshe, a Zambian nurse, sees 25 patients a week, many with HIV-related illnesses. She opened the clinic, the first in her community, after her mother died without easy access to health care.
July 13, 2011 /
Up to a million Haitians, and descendants of Haitians, are being affected by a new law about citizenship in the Dominican Republic. Many could face deportation, despite being born in the country.