Every summer, when thousands of Burmese girls cross the border to help harvest sugar cane in China, they run the risk of becoming wives with no legal status.
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The rich and historic Scottish lands serve as the stage set for a critical independence debate in 2014. Will Scotland part ways the United Kingdom after more than 300 years?
Large-scale displacement, lack of refugee protection, shortages of humanitarian aid and easy access to national boundaries have fueled widespread human trafficking in Burma's Kachin State.
No party in Scottish politics has generated as much heated discussion as the Scottish National Party, the first to push for secession from the United Kingdom.
The precarious nature of life in rural Malawi is readily visible on the dirt road leading from the mountain villages of Nsambe to the nearest government hospital in Neno.
Rural development in Ghana could reduce urban migration, as well as the nasty business of open defecation.
A rural Malawian mission clinic demonstrates the devastating effects of user fees on access to health care.
In Botswana, diamonds aren't forever. And neither is the supply of groundwater.
While the government makes superficial strides towards gender equality, women in Nicaragua are suffering from physical, sexual and emotional abuse at alarming rates.
With presidential elections scheduled for November 19, 2013, the government of Chile now faces the biggest cry for revolutionary change since the Pinochet era––education as a citizen's right.
Women and girls in Nicaragua are being denied abortions, even in cases of rape. As more and more children become mothers, activists ask the government to reconsider these strict laws.
As the vote for Scottish independence draws near, Scotland and its citizens struggle with their identity. Are they British or Scottish?