A new documentary follows nine girls living in developing countries, sharing their stories of struggle and perseverance. The film is part of a global campaign to educate and empower girls -- using new techniques, storytellers and a mix of film genres.
Scientists and those without a science background are finding creativity through collaboration at Science Hack Day events all over the world. But for some participants, these events are impacting their professional careers in unimaginable ways.
Ethiopia saw a number of its people leave the country decades ago, when a communist government took power. Now, with the country having achieved stability, and the country trending upward, many emigrants are returning home. And they're bringing business and economic success with them.
One Billion Rising participants take opportunity to be heard, start dialogue about violence against women
One in three women will experience violence in their lifetimes, according to United Nations data. V-Day activists, lead by Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler, built a campaign to turn that big statistic into a crowd of voices.
A number of women and girls around the world have joined a global campaign to end violence against women and girls through dance. Participants are claiming public spaces and using their voices to call for change for the future.
China has become the largest trading partner for much of the world. Though, and perhaps because, China is in a position of economic power, income inequality and migration have become large problems for the country's new leadership to address.
In a recent study, climate scientists learned that the amount of waste heat large global cities produce influences regional climates. Now, scientists are using the study to explain how the planet is warming.
Mexico City's water system is fragile, because the growth of the population has put a heavy burden on the underground aquifer that feeds the city. So some entrepreneurs have devised a system to collect and store rain water, to keep houses supplied.
Micro-unit apartments are gaining popularity in big cities, running out of space. Through smart design and creativity, the winner of New York's adAPT NYC competition has created a plan for smaller units, with smart design.
By using the GINI coefficient as a measure of inequality, the GlobalPost has mapped and compared cities across the world that are struggling with income inequality. In two cities across the world from one another, the findings were remarkably similar.