While the success of #MeToo testifies to the power of social media in putting the spotlight on the culture of misogyny across the world, it’s not the first movement of its kind. Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized successful campaigns against sexual harassment.
A Pakistani family has been in the US for 18 years, including regular check-ins with immigration enforcement. Then, in 2018, an ICE officer told them they should buy plane tickets home. Now, they're in sanctuary in a Connecticut church while they fight to stay in the country.
Across the Arab world, there have been unrelenting calls for democratic reform. However, some claim that Islam and democracy are too incompatible to function together. Can an Islamic state embrace democracy?
Tensions are on the rise between the U.S. and Pakistan because of a man named Raymond Davis. Davis is an American who has admitted to killing two Pakistani men in Lahore. To help us unravel this mystery is Aleem Maqbool, from the BBC.
Parks and natural areas can be an important part of international diplomacy and peace building between countries in conflict. That's according to University of Vermont professor Saleem Ali who edited the new book "Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution." Dr. Ali talked with host Bruce Gellerman.
Just how much water goes into making the jeans you're wearing? It's called a 'water footprint' and as global water supplies dwindle, some are trying to raise awareness about the water cost of our daily consumption.
Nawaz Sharif was Prime Minister of Pakistan until 1999 when he was ousted by General Musharraf in a military coup. He's currently in exile in Saudi Arabia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him today about the state of emergency imposed by President Musharraf.