There are only eight psychiatric hospitals to serve more than 190 million citizens in Nigeria. To close the gap, nonprofits throughout the country are finding new ways to reach out to people in desperate need of care, from online Twitter therapy sessions to community outreach via motorized trikes.
Many South Koreans associate stray cats with bad luck. Seoul city officials are trying to reverse the stigma, but they still have a long way to go.
The government faces a herculean task: battling an epidemic that affects at least 100 people per day, with TB strains that are increasingly drug-resistant.
North Korea might rebuff aid offers out of resentment or for fear that the extra food comes with strings attached.
Cheaper and deadlier than ever, drones are now taking off around the clock in Yemen, as Houthi rebels step up their drone campaign in their fight against the Saudi-backed coalition.
Historically shut out of Indian politics, women are now busting societal prejudices and gaining political power.
After several female porters were trampled to death in Ceuta, Spain, private merchants took measures to improve working conditions. But is it enough?
Over 1,400 defectors and their families are holed up in hotels in Cúcuta, Colombia, where they are registered as asylum-seekers, according to Colombia's migration authority. But funding has run out.
Nujeen Mustafa's story is one of survival against seemingly insurmountable odds. And she's not alone. An estimated 10 million people with disabilities have been forced to flee their homes due to war and persecution.
On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.