Stories about Good News from October, 2013
Why I'm Not Giving Up On Politicians (Yet)
Madagascar's political situation can seem hopeless, but Lova Rakotomalala has still decided to actively support one of the candidates in October 25's presidential election. Here's why.
‘Chayn’, a New Website for Pakistan's Victims of Domestic Abuse
The new volunteer-led, crowdsourced website is trying to help women in Pakistan, where an estimated 70-80 percent of women are subject to some form of abuse at home.
Elderly Care in Portugal Highlighted on Blog Action Day
The Community Center of Gafanha do Carmo [pt], in Ílhavo, was highlighted by João Paulo Pedrosa as a positive example [pt] concerning elderly care in Portugal. On October 16's Blog Action Day dedicated to human rights, the blogger, from Malfadado o Contestatário, started by questioning: Quantas pessoas idosas vêem os seus direitos ignorados, esquecidos ou até...
India's Women Take on Fear and Sexual Violence in “Action Hero”
The game is meant to tackle the fear that many Indian women have toward their cities because of rampant sexual harassment.
PHOTOS: Life Inside Myanmar
Photographer Geoffrey Hiller has documented life inside Myanmar from 1987 up to the recent historic transition