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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.
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."
30 May 2016
27 May 2016
An independent filmmaker interviewed a young woman from Fukushima Prefecture, ground zero of the March 2011 nuclear disaster, who has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
26 May 2016
Russian censors have blocked dozens of communities on social network VKontakte after an ethically murky media investigation accused these communities of pressuring teenage users to take their own lives.
25 May 2016
Demonstrators gathered in front of hospitals and health centers in Medellín last week, trying to pressure the authorities into addressing persistent and pervasive shortcomings in the local healthcare system.
20 May 2016
Trinidad and Tobago is a society of contradictions: the legal age of sexual consent was recently raised from 16 to 18, even as another law on marriage differs significantly.