Two years after Iraq declared victory of the Islamic State, Baghdad has slowly began to change its image. A first of its kind dance party was held in the capital city, breathing new life in a city that has become known for violence since the 2003 US-led invasion.
Summer camp for youngsters began in the late 1800s as an escape from urban industrialization. Nowadays, traditional summer camps offer a respite from technology and an opportunity to use nature as a classroom.
Brazilian musician Maria Beraldo is gaining fans with her provocative, opinionated lyrics, and has found a niche audience in Brazil, especially among young women and girls and many in the LGBTQ community.
With a trailblazing zine centered around a rebel “saint,” Isabel Castro and Natasha Hernandez create a space for Latinx individuals looking for gender-challenging, border-crossing and ass-kicking representation.
Thailand once issued severe penalties for marijuana users. But the perception of cannabis is rapidly changing, with talk of churning out “world-class cannabis” from Thailand's lush farmlands. A few months ago, scientists started the first-ever cannabis laboratory — one of the few legal facilities of its kind in Asia.