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30 November 2016
Trinidad and Tobago's longstanding commitments to universal education are juxtaposed with the harsh reality of society's marginalised.
29 November 2016
Through Hardships to the Stars: These Latin American Children Won’t Let Garbage Stand in the Way of Music
“Per aspera ad astra” means reaching the stars despite hardships. Youngsters from Mexico and Paraguay, whether living among garbage or using it to build musical instruments, are doing just that.
"Laziness is the driving force of scientific progress. Washing machines were invented because people were too lazy to wash their clothes."
28 November 2016
“We returned from a refugee camp. We didn’t come back bringing heaps of money. How are we supposed to pay 3 million kyats [US$2,200]?”
"In a country where women and kids are often subjected to violent crimes, this normalization of an aggressive act becomes even more problematic."
25 November 2016
23 November 2016
"Volunteers make our communities safer; they stand up for human rights and lobby for positive change [...] Their collective efforts can make Jamaica a more vibrant, healthy country."
"I am not saying either was right or wrong but excuse me if I DON'T take the word of the esteemed members of the T&T Police Service as gospel!!"
22 November 2016
Michelle Nkamankeng, 7, has taken the internet and the literary world by storm with her first book in a series of four, "Waiting for the Waves".
17 November 2016
12 November 2016
In the past three months, the Jammu and Kashmir police and the Reserve Police have arrested around 7,000 people in the Kashmir Valley often at the dead of the night.
8 November 2016
1 November 2016
31 October 2016
Halloween has been growing in popularity in Japan over previous years. In 2016, there was more money spent in Japan on Halloween than on Valentine's Day.
28 October 2016
"Who is going to go to the regions that voted for YES to explain to them what's the route to follow after the NO won in the national referendum?"
22 October 2016
20 October 2016
Skateboarding isn't popular in South Africa, especially in black communities. As one young Zulu puts it, "We are skateboarders because we want to live a life which is good...and awesome."
19 October 2016
The new regulations attempt to protect children by requiring hardware companies to install surveillance software on their devices, and by promoting treatments for "Internet addiction."
18 October 2016
An 'International Day of the Girl' celebration in an internally displaced person camp in Kachin State, Myanmar highlights the lack of government protection of victims of gender-based violence in Myanmar.
17 October 2016
Homicide victims in Brazil are mostly men, young, black and part-black people from low-income families. How does this impact the future of black and low-income women?