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Global Politics

Rape as a weapon of war

The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.

Health & Medicine

Swine flu update

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the CBC's Patricia Bell for an update on the outbreak of swine flu that's hit the Inuit population of northern Canada...as well as an update on her own health.

Conflict & Justice

Being gay in Uganda

A Ugandan government minister has said that a proposed law which includes the death penalty for some homosexual acts is ?not necessary?. The bill sparked international condemnation. Jeb Sharp talks with Maria Burnett, researcher for Human Rights Watch.

Global Politics

Dealing with Haiti's cholera victims

The cholera outbreak in Haiti has spread easily because of the poor sanitation following last year's devastating earthquake. The World's Jeb Sharp spent some time this week with a man who has the job of collecting the bodies of cholera victims.