Category: 21st Century Programme
United Nations, New York, June 2009 - It's an impossible choice - feed your family, or run the risk of a brutal sexual attack. It has happened to hundreds of thousands of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
Peru is battling to contain a dangerous tide of counterfeit medicines.
Artist in Colombia is making guitars out of one of the world's most common weapons: the AK-47.
Put to the test, an ordinary man made an extraordinary choice - to risk his own life to save hundreds of others during the Rwandan genocide.
The Galapagos Islands are a unique ecological haven and a natural paradise under siege from tourism and development. What can be done to protect them?
In the windswept dunes of the Sahara, families have been torn apart by Africa's longest-running territorial conflict. Now they have the chance of a lifetime - to see each other once again after decades apart.
In the forests of Bolivia, the Guarani people are fighting for their human rights.
In Moldova, families are torn apart as parents emigrate to find work in nearby countries, leaving their children to grow up without them.
For centuries, millions of so-called "untouchables" have faced prejudice and exclusion from Indian society.
In the Middle East conflict, children on both sides are caught in the middle. The ongoing violence is taking an emotional toll on their lives.
A journey through the "tropical forests of the ocean", home to 50,000 square kilometres of endangered coral reef.
In Turkey, the government is taking steps to stop a violent tradition of killing women to protect "family honour".