Counselors at World Hope International, as former victims themselves, draw upon their own experiences in helping young victims of sex crimes in Cambodia.
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Varsha Ramakrishnan examines the tradition of dowry in India, as well as the related violence that may ensue regardless of a woman's social class.
A country known for its tranquility and picturesque scenery, Scotland now finds itself in the center of a fierce debate over independence.
More than a year after Malawi's government devalued the nation's currency, millions of subsistence farmers struggle with the higher prices for basic goods.
Striking teachers from Rio de Janeiro's schools held a demonstration in front of Gov. Sergio Cabral’s palace demanding higher wages and better work conditions.
When protests broke out near the Ngäbe-Buglé semi-autonomous region in 2012, American missionary priest Joe Fitzgerald was forced to assume a role that indigenous people could not.
At age 16, Ana Luisa was raped. But by seeking an abortion to salvage her life, she became the criminal in the eyes of Salvadoran law, which bans abortion.
In the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, indigenous people are taking a stand against the construction of a high dam along the Koshi River in southeastern Nepal.
In the face of chronic shortages of medicines and personnel, healthcare workers in Malawi's public sector struggle to provide quality care.
Canaan Fair Trade, the first and largest fair trade olive oil company in the world, finds ways to promote the economy and culture of Palestinian farming communities across the globe.
In deeply Catholic Nicaragua and El Salvador, where abortion is seen as murder, activists struggle to make the case for therapeutic termination in cases of rape or to save the life of the mother.
Waste management services in Ghana have improved since private companies entered the scene. Even so, Ghana is running out of places to put its trash and is looking for alternative methods of disposal.