More than 16 million children have lost their parents to HIV and AIDS. A staggering 14 million of them live in sub-Saharan Africa.
Rice is a staple food for over half of the world's population and nowhere is it more ingrained in diet than in the People's Democratic Republic of Lao. But for many children in this country, over reliance on this traditional dish is taking a serious
With paintbrushes and endless enthusiasm, young artists from around the world are showing solidarity with the poorest of the poor.
Tunisia -- a country in transition. But while the Revolution brought justice for one young woman, the struggle is ongoing to make sure rights for ALL women are preserved in the new Tunisia. Here's our story.
In the midst of a decades-long conflict, it’s hard to keep hold of hope. That’s the case for millions Israeli and Palestinian families caught up in the struggle over land and security in the Middle East.
Cancer - It kills more people people around the world than HIV and AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis combined. And now, it's emerging as one of the leading causes of death in Africa.
Nepal - It's home to some of the most beautiful scenery on earth. But millions of Nepalese don't have enough to eat and many children are desperately malnourished. But efforts are underway to change all that ... and it seems to be working.
Migrating to another country in pursuit of safety and a better life has long been a way of coping with crisis; but for some, the quest can be tortuous and seemingly without end. 21st Century Programme # 74
The world produces constant “noise”. But one man is on the lookout, listening for a very particular kind of noise; one that may save lives. 21st Century Programme # 74
Every five seconds, someone, somewhere develops diabetes. Every 10 seconds, someone dies of it.