Brazil backs 'Guardians of the Amazon' in their war on loggers
BRAZIL-AMAZON/LOGGERS:Brazil backs 'Guardians of the Amazon' in their war on loggers
Education is key to ending UK's 'silent epidemic' of domestic abuse
BRITAIN-VIOLENCE/LAW:Education is key to ending UK's 'silent epidemic' of domestic abuse
Sweden outlaws sex without consent as Europe pushed to tighten rape laws
"While there is still a great distance to travel, we are hopeful that today's decision will herald a Europe-wide shift in legislation and in attitudes"
From carwash to care home, UK police tackles slavery at work
In Britain, at least 13,000 people are estimated by the government to be victims of modern slavery
'Don't touch the bodies': Congo volunteers race to stop Ebola spreading
Ebola is highly contagious and spreads through contact with the bodily fluids of its victims, often during burial rites
Rain-sodden England told to use less water or face drought
A growing population, climate change, and the huge demand for water is unsustainable, the Environment Agency says
Waiting for asylum in the UK is like 'prison' trafficking victims say
"It's very inhumane. They don't treat you like a human being. You don't have rights"
India tea workers live in 'appalling' conditions on $2 a day - report
"In the global supply chain of tea business, the condition of workers is not taken into consideration."
Mother jailed for forcing daughter to marry in landmark UK trial
Britain banned forced marriage in 2014. The maximum penalty is seven years
Change policy to scale up climate-smart farming in Africa - experts
"We already have enough ideas and innovations. What we lack in many African countries is the implementation"