Honduran activist says threats to kill her children won't stop her
Ana Mirian Romero knows that defending her land, the rivers and forests is a life and death business. For her children, she has pledged to fight “until the last day that God may give me”.
After dam victory, Munduruku Chief vows to fight on
The Munduruku have defeated a $9 billion mega-dam project, but are still fighting for formal recognition of their rights to land.
Is Virtual Reality the “empathy machine”?
Is Virtual Reality (VR) the “empathy machine”? What are the best practices of VR, a technology that is taking off in 2016?
VIDEO: Blood Mica
In the depths of India's illegal mica mines, where children as young as five work alongside adults, lurks a dark, hidden secret - the cover-up of child deaths
One Child Policy: China’s fertility experiment
After the lifting of China’s 35-year One Child policy, author Mei Fong explores its often devastating impact
The lost girls of Myanmar
Thousands of young women risk falling into the hands of traffickers as they leave rural villages in Myanmar in search of work abroad
Author Chaker Khazaal asks where refugees can find hope
Desperation due to lack of opportunity makes refugees vulnerable to extremists, says author and former refugee Chaker Khazaal.
Shaking up farming in rural Nepal
How can Nepalese farmers plagued by extreme poverty build resilience to climate extremes and take advantage of economic opportunities?
Clearing Colombia's landmines
Noralba fled her home in Colombia as a child to avoid being forcibly recruited by rebel fighters. Now a widow with two young children, she has taken a job clearing mines planted during the country's civil war.