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7 October 2016
4 October 2016
Brunei's car-free day “aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and reduce the city's carbon footprint.”
"I demonstrated today, because I just can't accept the new proposals of the abortion law in Poland. If they go through, the will destroy women's bodies, minds and souls."
30 September 2016
"Choosing not to bear a child for whom a nurturing environment cannot be guaranteed isn't a denial of responsibility— it's the ultimate assumption of responsibility for oneself and the world."
20 September 2016
14 September 2016
Last holiday weekend, Moscow wasn't the only thing being celebrated: part of the spectacle appears to have been arranged to remind Russians that their president is a virile, red-blooded man.
11 September 2016
Mothers are leading the fight against Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt, pinning their hopes on younger and future generations.
8 September 2016
4 September 2016
After five years of imprisonment, Twitter -- the online platform that led his freedom campaign -- was how nuclear scientist Omid Kokabee first communicated with the world after his release.
"We live in a country where a journalist didn't help a poor man carry his wife's dead body to his home so that he could make [...] news on it."
21 August 2016
Nicaragua has the highest cervical cancer death rate in the Americas —and women must face down societal pressure even to get treated.
7 August 2016
Puerto Ricans work, love, live and struggle daily to resist not only the Zika virus, but something much more devastating: more than a century of colonialism and its many consequences.
5 August 2016
"He was one of those people that you think would always be there — and then he's suddenly gone and this hole is created that can't be easily filled."
20 July 2016
1 July 2016
21 June 2016
Four Donors in India Rescued a Man in Bangladesh with a Rare Blood Group. Now What Were You Saying About Borders?
A 25-year-old man in Bangladesh with a rare blood group was going to die without blood donors. When they couldn't be found at home, four people in Mumbai stepped up.
17 June 2016
"Being humane to animals is not a western value. China has had laws against animal abuse since the Qing Dynasty."
3 June 2016
2 June 2016
"Being a thalassemia major I know how life gets hard at times. Arranging blood, patying for multiple tests, x-rays, scans & then paying huge amount for iron chelation medicines."