The Philippines has one of the highest birth rates in Asia. But recently, the government passed a law, over the strenuous objections of the Catholic Church, that paved the way for providing free contraception. Reporter Aurora Almendral speaks with one woman, a grandmother at 33, about how free birth control could change the lives of the country's poorest.
The Ebola virus continues to spread in West Africa months after the outbreak began in Guinea. As the deaths mount, mistrust has also boiled to the surface between affected communities and foreign healthcare workers.
For the past eight years, an international ban has protected Brazil's forests from being cleared to grow soybeans. But that ban expires in December, and some people in Brazil fear that soy farmers are coming soon for their forests.