In the forests of Bolivia, the Guarani people are fighting for their human rights.
If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. Today we meet two activists in Moscow whose own disabilities have made them al...
In today's fast-paced modern world, the idea of turning off the power, even for a moment, may seem a welcome relief for some. We travel to Togo in West Africa where living without electricity is a harsh reality for mo...
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.
In high school, he was told that he couldn't hope to have a career as a musician. Because, he was deaf. But still, he dreamed of becoming a rap star and bringing his music ... and his message ...to the world. Join us ...
Peru is battling to contain a dangerous tide of counterfeit medicines.
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 response to the recent Cholera outbreak, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, and the World Health Organization, WHO, with financing from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, launched a series...
Sexual violence against women in post civil war Liberia is a severe social problem. A group of women in the country's rural area has now built up a "peace hut", in an effort to stop sexual violence and secure justice ...
In Moldova, families are torn apart as parents emigrate to find work in nearby countries, leaving their children to grow up without them.
Iraq's elections have helped move it towards democracy, but the on-going violence, extremism and chaos still threaten the nation's most vulnerable citizens: women and children. Amid this turmoil, many courageous Iraqi...
The Roma, traditionally known as Gypsies around the world, have endured a life of exclusion and poverty. According to the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, ensuring access to sexual reproductive healthcare for Roma families...