Full episode - September 12, 2018
Fashion designer Rahiba Rahimi at a photoshoot for her label Laman.
The Global Climate Action Summit kicks off in California on Wednesday. Host Marco Werman speaks with The World's Carolyn Beeler, who is at the summit in San Francisco. We also learn more about one particular part of the globe that's already being hit hard by climate change — Somaliland. Plus, we continue our week-long series on Afghanistan and the lives of women there. Wednesday, The World's Shirin Jaafari brings us a story that focuses on Afghan fashion.
Full story - September 12, 2018
A graphic with Deepak Chopra promoting The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Health
Globally, people are living longer. What are the most compelling ways to ensure a sustainably healthy life? In this live-streamed event, author and speaker Deepak Chopra, will discuss the important connections between mind, immunity, genes and body.
Full episode - September 11, 2018
Samaneh Nasiri, a student at the American University of Afghanistan in her dorm room. Nasiri survived an attack on the school in 2016.
We start with the latest from our series of stories from Afghanistan, where the American University in Kabul has become a symbol of hope for many young Afghans. But there are dangers for those studying there. Plus, we look at the history and tradition of authentic Chinese cuisine in Arkansas. And, is there finally peace in the Horn of Africa?
Full story - September 11, 2018
tech camp
Running a program like this is a big deal for the girls, who come from the poor outskirts of Agadir, a sleepy Moroccan city facing the Atlantic Ocean.
Full story - September 06, 2018
People hold signs reading "no to irresponsible sex ed"
In 2015 the government of Ontario, Canada, introduced a landmark new sex ed curriculum, designed to be more inclusive of transgender and gay people. But the program became deeply entangled with politics, and was pulled back by conservatives this summer. As kids head back to school this week, teachers remain at odds with the government over what students will learn.
Full episode - September 10, 2018
Dr. Rona Abidi Shayan heads the Midwifery Helpline Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The historic win and controversial game at the women's US Open has sparked conversations about identity in Japan. Plus, a new series about the lives of women in Afghanistan. Also, today we meet a midwife who once dressed up as a man so she could take a neighbor to the hospital. Finally, digitizing lost letters from 17th and 18th century.
Full story - September 10, 2018
A Chinese police officer talks to men in a street in the city of Kashgar, in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, on March 24, 2017.
The Chinese government has gone to great lengths to keep a lid on its policies in the northwestern province of Xinjiang, the historic home for the Uighur Muslim population. But the details of what human rights advocates say is a massive crackdown on an entire culture are becoming more widely known.
Full story - September 07, 2018
A mortar flies out of a tube
New York Times journalist and former Marine infantry officer C.J. Chivers shows the realities of war through the lens of six combatants.
Full episode - September 07, 2018
Two women kneel next to a Brazilian flag as they light candles
US diplomats have the job of explaining America's policies to the world. That job gets harder when Washington and the White House appear to be in turmoil. And, after the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, thousands of Puerto Ricans left the island to try and get on with their lives on the US mainland. We check in with some students a year later to see where they've ended up. Plus, The World's Shirin Jaafari gives us an update on her upcoming series from Afghanistan and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' visit to the country.
Full story - September 07, 2018
Javier picks cherries
When Azul was five, doctors finally figured out the little girl had asthma. That’s become a big problem among children of farm workers, says Dr. Catherine Karr of the University of Washington.