While South Africa celebrated women during official "Women's Month," organizations that provide counseling, support and shelter for female victims of rape and domestic violence struggled to stay open.
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HIV-positive women in South Africa are coming forward, reporting they have either been forcibly or coercively sterilized because of their HIV status.
Thailand is one of the world’s largest seafood exporters, but overfishing and human trafficking have caused the fishing industry to become entangled in a net of its own.
South African sex workers say it isn’t the clients they service they are most afraid of – it’s the police. Abuse is rampant and includes assault, exploitation, and bribery.
Some South African women express dismay after President Zuma airs his thoughts on marriage and motherhood.
For decades, hundreds of thousands of Burmese have sought refuge in Thailand, a country with an economy highly dependent on illegal workers. But once there, they face a life of indentured servitude.
While some Greek youth look to escape a climate of uncertainty, others choose to stay behind and fight against the pessimism of the times.
With convenient and seemingly endless options, Dubai’s lifestyle has evolved to reflect its consumer-driven culture.
The tattoos that adorn the faces and bodies of elderly Chaouia women in rural Algeria may have roots as far away as Iraq. What the tatoos mean is largely a mystery. They soon may disappear for good.
Faith leaders joined with members of South Africa's parliament in a service mourning the 34 protesters killed in a clash with police at Lonmin's platinum mine near Johannesburg.
What can't stay in homes is thrown onto streets, and what can't stay on streets is dumped in rivers. With poor waste removal, one of the world's largest cities deals with trash in whatever way it can.
Dubai’s current obesity crisis is mainly the result of the wealthy emirate’s convenience-driven culture.