Full story - August 26, 2019
Carlos Osorio has an honorary degree in agroecology from the University of California, Berkeley, and uses his farm to train a new generation of local farmers — and bring city-slicker Colombians and foreign visitors to the farm to tell his story and reconnect them to the land.
Full story - August 13, 2019
A plastic sex doll with brown wig sits in an office chair
South Korea's sex toy industry professionals say sex dolls are the answer to increasing loneliness in South Korean society. But critics have pushed back on the law and say these "real dolls" objectify women and lead to more sex crimes — a hot-button topic in the wake of South Korea's #MeToo movement.
Full story - August 21, 2019
Mother plays with toddler
For decades, China’s one-child policy limited women to one child. In 2016, China introduced the two-child policy and now, older mothers are racing against their biological clocks to have another baby — with high emotional stakes.  
Full story - August 12, 2019
Man stands in 7-Eleven in work vest
The conflict between South Korea and Japan has been going on for decades, but the past few months are somewhat uncharted territory for the two countries, which have nevertheless enjoyed robust trade. Today, six in 10 South Koreans are currently participating in the “No Japan” boycott.
Full story - August 09, 2019
On Thursday, a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlighted the key role of traditional landholders and the importance for governments to recognize the land rights of those groups over the territory they inhabit and manage.
Full story - August 07, 2019
woman wearing sunglasses holds sign that says "abortion is ok"
What exactly does it take for a woman in Poland to access a safe abortion in Germany? A Facebook account and unwavering faith in strangers.
Full story - August 06, 2019
A woman carries belongings outside of a detention center in rubble
Detainees, mostly migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who got caught in Libya on their way to Europe, complain of hunger, disease and forced labor. Thuggish guards allegedly beat and flog and them, amid the chaos of Libya’s spiraling civil war. 
Full story - July 31, 2019
Rockstar man speaks into mic with red background of political message
Fresh faces new to politics make up over 80% of Ukraine’s next parliament —  the highest since breaking away from the Soviet Union, in 1994. 
Full story - July 29, 2019
Women in black hijab shop at market in Sanaa, Yemen
Targeted with arbitrary arrests and detentions in Yemen, women activists escape through Peace Track Initiative, a coordinated network of support that takes referrals on a case-by-case basis depending on the gravity of the threat. 
Full story - July 24, 2019
Two men pose in front of an old tree trunk.
Since 1974, the island of Cyprus has been divided by a ceasefire "Green Line" that separates the majority-Greek south from the Turkish-occupied north. Now, two friends from both sides of the divide are pressing olives for peace.